Mufasa: You deliberately disobeyed me.
Young Simba: I know.
Mufasa: You could have been killed. And what's worse, you put Nala in danger. Do you understand what's at stake? You jeopardized the future of our pride.
Young Simba: [holding back tears] I just wanted to show you I could do it. That I could be brave like you.
Mufasa: I'm only brave when I have to be and leave no other choice.
Young Simba: But you're not scared of anything.
Mufasa: I was today.
Young Simba: [disbelieving] You were?
Mufasa: Yes...I thought I might lose you.
Young Simba: I guess even kings get scared, huh?
Mufasa: More than you could ever know.
Young Simba: But guess what?
Young Simba: I think those hyenas were even scareder.
Mufasa: 'cause nobody messes with your dad. Come here.
[They nuzzle their heads, and tussle playfully for a brief while]
Young Simba: Dad?
Young Simba: We're pals, right?
Mufasa: [gentle laugh] Right.
Young Simba: And we'll always be together, right?
Mufasa: Simba, let me tell you something my father told me...Look at the stars. The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars.
Young Simba: [awed] Really?
Mufasa: Yes...So whenever you feel alone, just remember that those kings will always be up there to guide you...and so will I.
Young Simba: But I can't see them, Dad.
Mufasa: Keep looking, son. Keep looking.