48+ Best Mr Miyagi Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Mr. Miyagi is a fictional Okinawan karate master played by Japanese American actor Pat Morita in The Karate Kid saga. Profoundly inspirational Mr. Miyagi quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Mr Miyagi Quotes

Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. – Mr Miyagi

It’s OK to lose to opponent, must not lose to fear. – Mr Miyagi

Walk on road, hm? Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe. Walk middle, sooner or later…get squish just like grape! – Mr Miyagi

You trust the quality of what you know, not quantity. – Mr Miyagi

First, we’ll make a sacred pact. I promise to teach you karate. That is my part. You promise to learn. I say you do, no questions. That is your part. – Mr Miyagi

Better learn balance. Balance is key. Balance good, karate good. Everything good. Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand? – Mr Miyagi

If it comes from inside you, it’s always the right one. – Mr Miyagi

There’s no such thing as a bad student, only a bad teacher. The teacher says, the students do. – Mr Miyagi

For a man with no forgiveness in his heart, life is a worse punishment than death. – Mr Miyagi

Never put passion in front of principle, even if you win, you’ll lose – Mr Miyagi

Wax on, wax off. Wax on, wax off. – Mr Miyagi

Lie becomes truth only if person wanna believe it. – Mr Miyagi

Only root karate come from Miyagi. Just like bonsai choose own way grow because root strong you choose own way do karate same reason. – Mr Miyagi

DanielSan, lie become truth only if person want to believe it. – Mr Miyagi

A man who can catch a fly with a chopstick can accomplish anything. – Mr Miyagi

Daniel-San, lie become truth only if person wanna believe it. – Mr Miyagi

The answer is only important if you ask the right question – Mr Miyagi

Win lose no matter, you make good fight, earn respect, then nobody bother. – Mr Miyagi

If karate used defend honor, defend life, karate mean something. If karate used defend plastic metal trophy, karate no mean nothing. – Mr Miyagi

Fighting always last answer to problem. – Mr Miyagi

Inspirational Mr. Miyagi Quotes

First learn stand, then learn fly. Nature rule DanielSan, not mine. – Mr Miyagi

You stay focused. – Mr Miyagi

Danielsan, you’re looking for revenge. The way you start is by digging two graves! – Mr Miyagi

To make honey, a young bee needs a young flower, not an old prune. – Mr Miyagi

Fighting is not good. But if you must fight — win. – Mr Miyagi

Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. – Mr Miyagi

Sometimes, what the heart knows, the head forgets. – Mr Miyagi

Just remember, (a driving) license can never replace eyes, ears, and a brain. – Mr Miyagi

Either you karate do yes or karate do no. You karate do guess so, (get squished) just like grape. – Mr Miyagi

When your temper rises, lower your fists. When your fists rise, lower your temper. – Mr Miyagi

DanielSan, you look revenge that way, start by digging two graves. – Mr Miyagi

Use focus! Your best karate is still inside. Now it’s time to let it out! – Mr Miyagi

We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions. – Mr Miyagi

Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance. – Mr Miyagi

If the root is strong, the tree will survive. – Mr Miyagi

Don’t forget to breathe, very important. – Mr Miyagi

First, wash all the cars. Then wax. Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through the nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off. Don’t forget to breathe, it’s very important. – Mr Miyagi

First learn to stand, then learn to fly. Nature’s rules Danielsan, not mine. – Mr Miyagi

Man who catch fly with chopstick, accomplish anything. – Mr Miyagi

A lie becomes the truth only if the person wants to believe it. – Mr Miyagi

The lesson is not just for karate only. The lesson is for the whole life. If your whole life has balance, everything will be better. – Mr Miyagi

Here are the Rules of MiyagiRyu Karate. Rule Number : ‘Karate for defense only.’ Rule Number : ‘First learn rule number .’ – Mr Miyagi

Here are the Rules of MiyagiRyu Karate. Rule number : ‘Karate for defense only.’ Rule number : ‘First learn rule number .’ – Mr Miyagi

Never trust a spiritual leader who cannot dance. – Mr Miyagi

Remember, best block no be there. – Mr Miyagi

In Okinawa, all Miyagi knows are two things: fish and karate. Karate comes from China, the sixteenth century called te — hand. A hundred years later, Miyagi’s ancestors brought it to Okinawa, and called it karate — empty hand. – Mr Miyagi

If karate is used to defend honor, defend life — karate means something. If karate is used to defend a plastic metal trophy — karate doesn’t mean anything. – Mr Miyagi