The Karate Kid - The best Quotes by Mr. Miyagi

The Karate Kid - The best Quotes by Mr. Miyagi

The Karate Kid is a 1984 American martial arts drama film written by Robert Mark Kamen and directed by John G. Avildsen.

Never stop war by taking part in one.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
For person with no forgiveness in heart, living even worse punishment than death.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
It's ok to lose to opponent. It's never okay to lose to fear.
Mr. Miyagi
You look revenge that way, start by digging two grave!
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel: "That means I could accomplish anything, huh, Mr. Miyagi?"
Miyagi: "First you accomplish paint fence!"
Mr. Miyagi
Lie become truth only if person want to believe it.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Daniel: "You're the best friend I've ever had."
Miyagi: "You... pretty okay, too."
Mr. Miyagi
No such thing as bad student, only bad teacher. Teacher say, student do.
Mr. Miyagi
First learn stand, then learn fly.
Mr. Miyagi
Never put passion in front of principle, even if you win, you'll lose!
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Not matter who's stronger. Matter who's smarter.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Miyagi: "Miyagi hate fighting."
Daniel: "Yeah, but you like karate."
Miyagi: "So?"
Daniel: "So, karate's fighting. You train to fight."
Miyagi: "That what you think?"
Daniel: "No."
Miyagi: "Then why train?"
Daniel: "So I won't have to fight."
Miyagi: "Miyagi have hope for you."
Mr. Miyagi
Because sometimes, what heart know, head forget.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Best way to avoid punch, no be there.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid - Part II
Got something for you. All-Valley Tournament application. You fill that out and send it in, so they'll know where to claim the body.
If I am dreaming, let me never awake. If I am awake, let me never sleep.
Mr. Miyagi's father in Karate Kid - Part II
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?"
Mr. Miyagi
Karate come from China, sixteenth century, called "te" - "hand". Hundred year later, Miyagi ancestor bring to Okinawa, call "kara-te" - "empty hand".
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel: "Wouldn't a fly swatter be easier?"
Miyagi: "Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything."
Daniel: "Ever catch one?"
Miyagi: "Not yet."
Mr. Miyagi
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?"
Mr. Miyagi
To make honey, young bee need young flower, not old prune.
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.
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.
Bobby: "Leave him alone, man! He's had enough!"
Johnny: "I'll decide when he's had enough, man!"
Bobby: "What is wrong with you, Johnny?"
Johnny: "An enemy deserves no mercy!"

Quotes about Karate Kid

Marshall: "You're really telling me, that when you watch 'The Karate Kid', you don't root for Daniel-san?"
Barney: "Nope."
Ted: "Who do you root for in 'Die Hard'?"
Barney: "Hans Gruber. Charming international bandit. At the end, he died hard. He's the title character."
Lily: "Okay, 'The Breakfast Club'?"
Barney: "The teacher running detention. He's the only guy in the whole movie wearing a suit."
Robin: "I got one. 'Terminator'."
Barney: "What's the name of the movie, Robin? Who among us didn't shed a tear when his little red eye went out at the end, and he didn't get to kill these people?"
Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother - Season 4 Episode 15

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