For person with no forgiveness in heart, living even worse punishment than death.Forgiveness & MercyKarate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
It's ok to lose to opponent. It's never okay to lose to fear.FearKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
You look revenge that way, start by digging two grave!RevengeKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
Daniel: "That means I could accomplish anything, huh, Mr. Miyagi?"
Miyagi: "First you accomplish paint fence!"
Lie become truth only if person want to believe it.LiesKarate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
Daniel: "You're the best friend I've ever had."
Miyagi: "You... pretty okay, too."
No such thing as bad student, only bad teacher. Teacher say, student do.TeachersKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
First learn stand, then learn fly.Karate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
Never put passion in front of principle, even if you win, you'll lose!Principles, WinningKarate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
Not matter who's stronger. Matter who's smarter.Karate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
Miyagi: "Miyagi hate fighting."
Daniel: "Yeah, but you like karate."
Daniel: "So, karate's fighting. You train to fight."
Miyagi: "That what you think?"
Miyagi: "Then why train?"
Daniel: "So I won't have to fight."
Miyagi: "Miyagi have hope for you."
Because sometimes, what heart know, head forget.Mind vs. HeartKarate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
Best way to avoid punch, no be there.Karate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi
If I am dreaming, let me never awake. If I am awake, let me never sleep.Karate Kid - Part II, by Mr. Miyagi's father
Daniel: "Hey, what kind of belt do you have?"
Miyagi: "Canvas. JC Penney. $3.98. You like?"
Daniel: "No, I meant..."
Miyagi: "In Okinawa, belt mean no need rope to hold up pants. Daniel-san. [taps his head] Karate here. [taps his heart] Karate here. [points to his belt] Karate never here. Understand?"
Karate come from China, sixteenth century, called "te" - "hand". Hundred year later, Miyagi ancestor bring to Okinawa, call "kara-te" - "empty hand".KarateKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
We do not train to be merciful here. Mercy is for the weak. Here, in the streets, in competition: A man confronts you, he is the enemy. An enemy deserves no mercy.Karate Kid, by John Kreese
Daniel: "Wouldn't a fly swatter be easier?"
Miyagi: "Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything."
Daniel: "Ever catch one?"
Miyagi: "Not yet."
Daniel: "When do I learn how to punch?"
Miyagi: "Better learn balance. Balance is key. Balance good, karate good, everything good. Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?"
To make honey, young bee need young flower, not old prune.BeesKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
You know, when my father died, I spent a lot of time thinking I wasn't such a great son. Like, maybe I could have listened a little more, or spent some more time with him together. I felt so guilty, you know. Like, he did everything for me and I didn't do anything for him.
And then one day I realized, I did the greatest thing for him before he died. I was there with him, and I held his hand, and I said goodbye.