49+ Best Karate Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational karate quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Karate Quotes

Never depart from the way of martial arts. — Miyamoto Musashi

I’m a trained martial artist. My parents were both martial artists. — Lynn Collins

Every talent must unfold itself in fighting. — Friedrich Nietzsche

If mere mechanical efficiency can make everyone a martial artist, then all is well. Unfortunately, combat, like freedom, is something that can not be preconceived. — Bruce Lee

I do mixed martial arts, mainly kickboxing. — Gail Porter

I’m a martial arts buff, so anything martial arts. — Noah Hathaway

I’ve always been interested in martial arts. — Tracy Spiridakos

Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile. — Abu Bakr

Anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way — Chuck Norris

I love doing action; I love doing martial arts. There’s almost something balletic about it. — Michelle Ryan

I dislike death, however, there are some things I dislike more than death. Therefore, there are times when I will not avoid danger. — Mencius

Optimism is a faith that leads to success. — Bruce Lee

It is difficult to understand the universe if you only study one planet — Miyamoto Musashi

I’ve always been huge into martial arts. — Michael Steger

If you change the rules on what controls you… you will change the rules on what you can control. — Guy Ritchie

I discovered martial arts . . . — Dolph Lundgren

We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. — Nathanael Greene

I stepped into the martial arts movie market when I was only 16. — Jet Li

A true champion can adapt to anything. — Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Do nothing which is of no use. — Miyamoto Musashi

No one has the right to beat you. — Ronda Rousey

I’ve been learning martial arts since I was 8 years old. — Jet Li

Take what’s useful, discard what is not. — Bruce Lee

There’s a whole, that is a whole subgenre within martial arts cinema. The supernatural martial arts movie. Particularly within Asian cinema. — Scott Derrickson

I only want my work to make people happy. — Jackie Chan

Knowing is not enough, You must apply — Bruce Lee

Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances. — Jackie Chan

But even in my darkest days I had faith it would turn around. — Steve Harvey

I remember coming across some DVDs of the UFC and so I started watching that and became a fan of it. It was a little boring because of all the grabbing and holding and I fast-forwarded through a lot of it, but I still watched because I like martial arts. — Robbie Lawler

Under conditions of peace the warlike man attacks himself. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Gain confidence and you banish fear. — Ed Parker

The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. — Bruce Lee

What is true stillness? Stillness in movement. — Bruce Lee

Obey the principles without being bound by them. — Bruce Lee

If you think a thing is impossible,you’ll only make it impossible. — Bruce Lee

I always loved the idea of learning martial arts, but it wasn’t until I was in my 20s that I really started doing it and taking up karate. — Kelly Hu

I’ve come from nowhere, and I’m not shy to go back. — Jason Statham

Martial art has always been my first love. — Akshay Kumar

I would like to be in a superhero movie where I do martial arts. — Dakota Goyo

To understand your fear is the beginning of really seeing. — Bruce Lee

Courage is being afraid, but then doing what you have to do anyway. — Rudy Giuliani

When you are learning about a martial art, it is about respect. — Jackie Chan

I am not teaching you anything. I just help you to explore yourself. — Bruce Lee

I haven’t placed any limits on myself — Randy Couture

Boards don’t hit back. — Bruce Lee

Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything. — Morihei Ueshiba

When I have eliminated the ways that will not work, I will find the way that will work. — Thomas A. Edison

I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan. — Jackie Chan

Karate is for life, not points. — David Walker

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