35 Timon Quotes on His Laidback Views Complete with Some Wisecracks
The "Lion King" is one of the Disney classics, beloved by children and adults everywhere. It would be the same without our sarcastic meerkat, Timon. Read 35 of his quotes below.
Timon, an anthropomorphic meerkat, plays a sidekick and brings comic relief to the original animated "Lion King" movies and the live-action.
Timon and his best friend, Pumba the Warthog, come across the passed-out baby Simba in a desert-like landscape. They decide to adopt him, as Simba leaves behind his pride, joining in on the stress-free life of "No worries" or "Hakuna Matata."
Eventually, however, the royal lion has to return home to fulfill his duty. Although Timon initially feels rejected, he ultimately decides to join and help Simba on his quest to save his kingdom. Read 35 quotes from this humorous meerkat below.
Timon with his quote: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
Timon’s Quotes on His Laidback Lifestyle and Philosophy
“Let me make this simple: Life is meaningless.” ― Timon
"I'm telling you, kid; this is the great life. No rules. No responsibilities. Ooh! The little cream-filled kind. And best of all, no worries. Well, kid?" ―Timon
"You gotta put your past behind ya. Look, kid, bad things happen, and you can't do anything about it, right? When the world turns its back on you, you turn your back on the world.” ― Timon
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going!” ― Timon
“Hakuna Matata. It means no worries for the rest of your days.” ― Timon
Simba, Pumba, and Timon, with Timon’s quote: “When the world turns its back on you, you turn your back on the world.” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
"Well, we live wherever we want." ― Timon
Funny Quotes from the Humorous Meerkat
“So… how are you, in as few words as possible?” ― Timon
“He's gonna eat you and then use my body as a toothpick.” ― Timon
“Lady, you’ve got your lions crossed." ― Timon
"Nothin'. What's-a-motto with you? " ― Timon
Simba and Timon, with Timon’s quote: “So… how are you, in as few words as possible?” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
"Get her! Bite her head! Go for the jugular! The jugular! See? I told you he'd come in handy." ― Timon
“Talk about a fixer-upper. I think you went heavy on the carcass.” ― Timon
“I was always here for you. I resent that.” ― Timon
“Ma chère mademoiselle, we are proud to present…your dinner. Be. Our. Gue―ahhhh!” ― Timon
“Oh, now he’s riffing, Pumbaa…” ― Timon
Timon, with his quote: “He's gonna eat you and then use my body as a toothpick.” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
“You mean a bunch of royal dead guys are watching us?” ― Timon
Sweet Timon Quotes
"Friends stick together to the end." ― Timon
“Well, Simba, if it's important to you, we're with you to the end.” ― Timon
“You feel better, Pumbaa? You got that out of your system?” ― Timon
"[Talking about stars] They're fireflies. Fireflies that, uh, got stuck up in that big bluish-black thing." ― Timon
More Timon Quotes
Timon and Simba with Timon's quote: “Now his problems are my problems?” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
"I don't know why it's so important to you." ― Timon
"That is not a lion." ― Timon
"Let me get this straight. You're the king? And you never told us?" ― Timon
“Now his problems are my problems?” ― Timon
"Yes, of course, we can keep him! My God, who's the brains of this operation?" ― Timon
Timon and Pumba, with Timon’s quote: “Oh, everyone, calm down. We're here.” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
"All righty, what have we got here? Jeez, it's a lion! Run, Pumbaa! Move it!" ― Timon
"Mmmm, extra crunchy." ― Timon
"King...Simba?" ― Timon
“Oh, everyone, calm down. We're here.” ― Timon
“No, I wasn’t; you disgust me.” ― Timon
Timon and Simba, with Timon’s quote: “If you want to live with us, you have to eat like us.” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
"Ha! That's the stupidest thing I ever heard. Maybe he'll be.. Hey, I've got it. What if he's on our side? You know, having a lion around might not be such a bad idea." ― Timon
"That is not a lion; it's a furry bird." ― Timon
"Do you hear a low growl?" ― Timon
"What's your plan for getting us past the slobbering guards?" ― Timon
“If you want to live with us, you have to eat like us.” ― Timon
Timon, with his quote: “Well, Simba, if it's important to you, we're with you to the end.” | Source: youtube.com/disneyfr
The original 1994 "Lion King" boasted a fantastic cast with voice actors such as Rowan Atkinson, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, and Nathan Lane as the voice of Timon. Elton John also played a significant role in the film, writing and co-writing numerous songs.
The recent 2019 live-action version employed voice actors such as Seth Rogan, Beyoncé, and Donald Glover, with Billy Eichner as Timon.
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