Given how adults often like to write off cartoons as childish and immature creations, it can sometimes be surprising to see how many cartoon characters have uttered beautiful and inspiring quotes while entertaining children with their heroics and antics.

In fact, most of the famous cartoons carry strong morals along with their stories, and it has been proven, that animated films are beneficial for language development and moral guidance. It is yours, as the parents, responsibility to check if the cartoon contains the desirable traits.

With famous characters like Merida, Pocahontas and Winnie the Pooh starring in kids’ favorite movies, shows, and comics, it’s safe to say that they’ve got some excellent role models.

This list was compiled by the AAA State Of Play, a playground fixture company, out of famous cartoon characters throughout children’s entertainment from DC, Marvel, and Capcom to Disney, Cartoon Network and Pixar.

Can you think of any more cute quotes from children’s movies, shows, books or famous cartoons that we haven’t mentioned in our list? Let us know in the comments!

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