Kids, adults, men, women, everybody has a relationship with Mickey Mouse.
I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness. Maurice Sendak
When you say 'comic book' in America, people think of Mickey Mouse, and Archie. It has a connotation of juvenile. Mark Hamill
Popular culture bombards us with examples of animals being humanized for all sorts of purposes, ranging from education to entertainment to satire to propaganda. Walt Disney, for example, made us forget that Mickey is a mouse, and Donald a duck. George Orwell laid a cover of human societal ills over a population of livestock. Frans de Waal
In Australia, I grew up watching 'The Mickey Mouse Club,' my son grew up watching 'Sesame Street,' my grandson's growing up watching 'Dora The Explorer.' So we are sort of saturated with American culture from the day we're born, and to those of those who do have an ear for it, it's second nature. Jacki Weaver