For person with no forgiveness in heart, living even worse punishment than death.Forgiveness & MercyKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
It's ok to lose to opponent. It's never okay to lose to fear.FearKarate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
Daniel: "That means I could accomplish anything, huh, Mr. Miyagi?"
Miyagi: "First you accomplish paint fence!"
Daniel: "You're the best friend I've ever had."
Miyagi: "You... pretty okay, too."
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?"
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."
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.Karate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
Because sometimes, what heart know, head forget.Karate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi
Karate come from China, sixteenth century, called "te" - "hand". Hundred year later, Miyagi ancestor bring to Okinawa, call "kara-te" - "empty hand".Karate 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.Karate Kid, by Mr. Miyagi