30+ 'Kung Fu Panda' Quotes That All The Fans Will Know

'Kung Fu Panda' characters have some extremely memorable quotes.
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'Kung Fu Panda' (2008) is one of DreamWorks' most recognized movie franchises.

It concerns the tale of an unlikely Kung Fu action hero, a panda called Po, finding his stride. Although it is most known for the movie trilogy, there are also two TV series that follow the adventures of Po.

'Kung Fu Panda' was originally supposed to be a goofy spoof film poking at the cliches of the martial arts genre, but it evolved into a genuinely fulfilling story of finding oneself. Naturally, a film so deeply concerned with a misfit trying to follow his heart is full of quotable inspirational dialogue. The furious five along with Po have now become some of the most loved characters in films. You could also take a look at 'Kung Fu Panda' inspirational quotes, 'Kung Fu Panda' Oogway quotes, Po 'Kung Fu Panda' quotes and 'Kung Fu Panda' motivational quotes.

If you like quotes from 'Kung Fu Panda' quotes you can also check out quotes for Trolls and ['The Bee Movie'].

Motivational 'Kung Fu Panda' Master Oogway Quotes

Oogway the grandmaster is everyone's favorite old wise turtle. Here are the best of Oogway's wise sayings that are life lessons.

Master Oogway quotes are some of the most inspirational quotes.

1. "Look at this tree. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time. No matter what you do that seed will grow to be a peach tree. You may wish for an apple or an orange, but you will get a peach."

- Master Oogway.

2. “You are too concerned with what was and what will be. There’s a saying: Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.”

- Master Oogway.

3. "Ah, Shifu. There is just news- there is no good or bad."

- Master Oogway.

4. "Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear."

- Master Oogway.

5. "One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it."

- Master Oogway.

6. "My friend, the panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours, until you let go of the illusion of control."

- Master Oogway.

7. "...you just need to believe. Promise me, Shifu. Promise me you will believe."

- Master Oogway.

8. "When will you realize? The more you take, the less you have."

- Master Oogway.

9. “Worse. You’re failing yourself. No matter how much you try, you will never be Shifu. The question is…Can you be Tigress?”

- Master Oogway.

10. "There are no accidents."

- Master Oogway.

11. "The universe has brought us the Dragon Warrior!"

- Master Oogway.

Inspirational 'Kung Fu Panda' Quotes From Characters

Although Oogway is the prime character to say some truly wise words, he is not the only one. Epiphanies are such a common theme in the franchise that even side characters often say the deepest motivational quotes.

Quotes from 'Kung Fu Panda' are a significant part of pop-culture.

12. "There is always something more to learn, even for a master."

- Master Shifu.

13. "Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that doesn't make you who you are. It is the rest of your story... who you choose to be."

- Soothsayer, 'Kung Fu Panda 2'.

14. "...But once I realized the problem was not you, but within me, I found inner peace and was able to harness the flow of the universe."

- Master Shifu.

15. "You heard me. Nothing! There is no secret ingredient...To make something special you just have to believe it's special."

- Mr Ping.

16. "There is no charge for awesomeness... or attractiveness."

- Po.

17. “You are the master of your destiny: No one and nothing can come in between you and your destiny except you. Take destiny by the horns and have fun.”

- Po.

18. “Don’t push past memories deeper inside of yourself. Let those memories breathe and let old wounds heal.”

- Po.

19. "Well, you see, it's a gift. It's your parting gift, in that it'll part you; part of you here, part of you there, and part of you way over there staining the wall!"

- Lord Shen.

20. "You guys. Your real strength comes from being the best you - you can be. So who are you? What are you good at? What do you love? What makes you - you?"

- Po.

21. “The mark of a true hero is humility.”

- Master Shifu.

22. “Sometimes, we do the wrong things for the right reasons.”

- Mr. Ping.

23. “You gotta let go of that stuff from the past, because it just doesn’t matter. The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now.”

- Po.

24. “If you only do what you can do, you’ll never be more than you are now.”

- Master Shifu.

25. "Before the battle of the fist comes the battle of the mind."

- Master Shifu.

'Kung Fu Panda' Funny Quotes

As an action movie, it makes sense for 'Kung Fu Panda' films to have a good measure of comedy. However, it also has quite a steady stream of hilarious banter as well. Here are some funny quotes that fans of the show would instantly recognize.

26. "You are almost ready to be entrusted with the secret ingredient of my secret ingredient soup. And then you will fulfill your destiny and take over the restaurant just as I took it over from my father who took it over from his father who won it from a friend in a game of mahjong."

- Mr. Ping.

27. "Come on. I'm a blur. I'm a blur. You've never seen Bear Style!"

- Po.

28. “We do not wash our pits in the pool of sacred tears."

- Master Shifu.

29. “Legend tells of a legendary warrior... whose kung fu skills were the stuff of legend.”

- Po.

30. (As Tai Lung is gasping at Po's Wuxi finger hold and wondering if Shifu helped Po learn it) "Nope. I figured it out. Ska-doosh."

- Po.

31. "He's not gonna quit bouncing, I'll tell you that."

- Monkey.

32. "I know you are trying to be all mystical and kung-fooey, but could you at least tell me where we're going?"

- Po.

33. "There is now a level zero."

- Master Shifu.

34. "Kai... nope, never heard of him."

- Master Shifu.

35. If You only do what you can, You will never be more than you are now.

- Master Shifu, 'Kung Fu Panda 3'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Kung Fu Panda' quotes then take a look at Toy Story quotes, or Aristocats quotes.

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