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Scar! Drop him.
Mufasa to Scar, who has eaten Zazu[src]


Sarabi and I didn't see you at the presentation of Simba.
―Mufasa confronts his brother, Scar[src]


Scar: Well, I was first in line...until the little hairball was born!
Mufasa: That hairball is my son...and your future king.
—Mufasa and his brother, Scar[src]


Mufasa: Don't turn your back on me, Scar.
Scar: Oh, no, Mufasa. Perhaps you shouldn't turn your back on me.
Mufasa: Is that a challenge?!
Scar: Temper, temper. I wouldn't dream of challenging you.
—Mufasa argues with Scar[src]


What am I going to do with him?
―Mufasa on his brother, Scar[src]


Sarabi: Your son is awake.
Mufasa: Before sunrise, he's your son.
—Mufasa and Sarabi in the early morning[src]


Look, Simba. Everything the light touches is our kingdom.
―Mufasa[src]


Mufasa: A king's time as ruler rises and falls like the sun. One day, Simba, the sun will set on my time here and will rise with you as the new king.
Simba: And this will all be mine?
Mufasa: Everything.
—Mufasa shows Simba the Pride Lands from the summit of Pride Rock[src]


Simba: What about that shadowy place?
Mufasa: That's beyond our borders. You must never go there, Simba.
Simba: But I thought a king can do whatever he wants.
Mufasa: Oh, there's more to being king than getting your way all the time.
Simba: There's more?
Mufasa: Simba!
—Mufasa shows Simba the Pride Lands from the summit of Pride Rock[src]



Mufasa: Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope.
Simba: But, Dad, don't we eat the antelope?
Mufasa: Yes, Simba, but let me explain. When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass. And so, we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
—Mufasa teaches Simba about the Circle of Life[src]


Let an old pro show you how it's done...
―Mufasa teaches Simba pouncing[src]


Mufasa: Zazu, take Simba home.
Simba: Oh, Dad, can't I come?
Mufasa: No, son.
—Mufasa when hyenas invade the Pride Lands[src]


If you ever come near my son again...
―Mufasa to the hyenas after they nearly kill Simba[src]


Mufasa: You deliberately disobeyed me.
Simba: Dad, I'm...I'm sorry.
Mufasa: Let's go home.
—Mufasa and Simba, after Simba visits the Elephant Graveyard[src]


Take Nala home. I've got to teach my son a lesson.
―Mufasa to Zazu[src]


Mufasa: Simba, I'm very disappointed in you.
Simba: I know.
Mufasa: You could have been killed. You deliberately disobeyed me. And what's worse, you put Nala in danger!
—Mufasa scolds Simba[src]


I'm only brave when I have to be. Simba...being brave doesn't mean you go looking for trouble.
―Mufasa[src]


Simba: But you're not scared of anything.
Mufasa: I was today.
Simba: You were?
Mufasa: Yes. I thought I might lose you.
—Mufasa and his son, Simba[src]


Simba: I think those hyenas were even scareder.
Mufasa: Because nobody messes with your dad. Come here, you!
—Mufasa and his son, Simba[src]


Simba: Dad?
Mufasa: Hmm?
Simba: We're pals, right?
Mufasa: Right.
Simba: And we'll always be together, right?
Mufasa: Simba...let me tell you something that my father told me. Look at the stars. The Great Kings of the Past look down on us from those stars.
Simba: Really?
Mufasa: Yes. So whenever you feel alone, just remember that those kings will always be there to guide you...and so will I.
—Mufasa teaches Simba about the Great Kings of the Past[src]


Scar! Brother, help me!
―Mufasa pleads with his brother, Scar, to save his life[src]


Mufasa: Simba, you have forgotten me.
Simba: No! How could I?
Mufasa: You have forgotten who you are and so forgotten me. Look inside yourself, Simba. You are more than what you have become. You must take your place in the Circle of Life.
—Mufasa's ghost implores Simba to return to the Pride Lands[src]


Remember who you are. You are my son, and the one true king.
―Mufasa's ghost to Simba[src]


Remember.
―Mufasa's ghost to Simba as he takes his place as king[src]

Well done, my son. We are one.
―Mufasa[src]

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