Although Disney Villains are some of the most evil people ever to grace the silver screen, every once in a while they dole out some sound advice. We’ve compiled some of the best advice from the most evil Disney characters.
“Don’t underestimate the importance of body language!” – Ursula from The Little Mermaid
Body language is indeed very important. Second only to actual language.
“Save your breath, Iago!” – Jafar from Aladdin
Don’t run out of breath. Very sage advice from old Jafar.
“Curtsy while you’re thinking. It saves time.” – Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland
Multitasking is always a good idea.
“I’d like to thank you all for coming to my wedding. But first, I’d better go in there and propose to the girl.” – Gaston from Beauty and the Beast
Best advice ever: Before having a wedding, propose to the one you love.
“I really did try, Rapunzel. I tried to warn you what was out there.” – Mother Gothel from Tangled
I mean … She did try to warn her.
“Were I a betting man—and I’m not, I stay away from games of chance—I’d wager I’m in the company of visiting royalty.” – Dr. Facilier from The Princess and the Frog
Gambling is a dangerous road. Proceed with caution.
“Stand back, you fools!” – Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty
She was just trying to give the people a fair warning! They’re only fools because they were standing so close to her evil green fire in the first place!
“Above all, self-control.” – Lady Tremaine from Cinderella
Pretty self explanatory and pretty great advice.
“It’s called a cruel irony, like my dependence on you.” – Yzma from The Emperor’s New Groove
Yzma advises to strike out on your own and accomplish things for yourself. Very good advice. (We think.)
“Now, you will remember to smile for the camera, won’t you? Say ‘Cheese.’” – Professor Ratigan from The Great Mouse Detective
A smile is worth a thousand words of good advice from evil characters!
“I’m surrounded by idiots.” – Scar from The Lion King
Sure, this isn’t a nice thing to say … but it IS good advice to not surround yourself with idiots.