16 Powerful Quotes about Life from the Lion King

We all remember The Lion King – the story of the lion cub who had forgotten that he was the king of beasts. We are all more than we think we are. We were created to be triumphant and to chase our dreams, but sometimes life can steal that dream. If you’re feeling beaten, run down, or forgotten, take courage – and let these quotes from this classic Disney film remind you of who you really are.

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    There’s more to being a king than getting your way all the time.

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    You can’t change the past.

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    Change is good.

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    You got to put your behind in your past.

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    Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance, and respect all the creatures.

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    Why won’t he be the king I know he is, the king I see inside?

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    Oh yes, the past can hurt. But from the way I see it, you can either run from it, or… learn from it.

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    Hakuna Matata!

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    Remember who you are. You are my son, and the one true king.

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    See, I told you having a lion on our side wasn’t such a bad idea.

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    I am a genius.

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    The cheetahs are hard up, but I always say, cheetahs never prosper…

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    You are more than what you have become. You must take your place in the Circle of Life.

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    There’s more to see than can ever be seen, more to do than can ever be done. There’s far too much to take in here, more to find than can ever be found.

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    I’m only brave when I have to be. Being brave doesn’t mean you go looking for trouble.

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    You won’t find him here. The king has returned.

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It’s never too late to face your fears, make a change, and live your life like a king!