20 Best Karate Kid Quotes For Miyagi's Fans

'The Karate Kid' quotes greatly and very relevantly apply to life.

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'The Karate Kid' series has made quite an impact on the young audience with not only Karate but life skills as well.

It is a popular movie franchise focusing on the life of a war veteran named Mr. Miyagi and his pupils who he teaches karate. The entire story revolves around the amalgamation of Kung fu and life's principles, with a spin-off series made on Johnny Lawrence and Cobra Kai Dojo very recently.

Mr. Miyagi is regarded as one of the most memorable characters in reel life because of his exceptional martial skills and his life values that are seemingly portrayed by his sayings in the films. Here is a list of some Karate Kid quotes as well as Mr. Miyagi's quotes from the films.

If you like our content on the Karate Kid and Mr. Miyagi, you can check out other great articles like ['Top Gun' quotes] and ['Die Hard' quotes].

Famous Karate Kid Quotes

'The Karate Kid' had popularized martial arts to the contemporary crowd.

Here is a list of some Karate Kid quotes that are worth remembering. It also includes 'The Karate Kid 1' quotes, 'The Karate Kid Part II' quotes, 'Cobra Kai' quotes as well as quotes from the other films as well.

1. "Daniel Larusso: All right, so what are the rules here?

Miyagi: Don't know. First time you, first time me."

-'The Karate Kid.'

2. "Daniel Larusso: You think you could break a log like that?

Miyagi: Don't know. Never been attacked by a tree."

- 'The Karate Kid Part II.'

3. "You lower than dog!"

-Sato, 'The Karate Kid Part II.'

4. "Oh then who left the application, the tooth fairy huh?"

-Daniel Larusso, 'The Karate Kid Part III.'

5. "Live or die man."

-Daniel Larusso, 'The Karate Kid Part II.'

6. "Daniel Larusso: Well, I figured you knew about this stuff. I figured you went to these before. Oh great, I'm dead. I am dead. You told me you fought a lot.

Miyagi: For life, not for points."

-'The Karate Kid.'

7. "Strike first. Strike hard. No mercy."

-Cobra Kai motto, 'The Karate Kid.'

8. "You know, this is the 80s, Mr. Miyagi. You can't be so damn passive!"

-Daniel Larusso, 'The Karate Kid Part III.'

9. "Get him a body bag….yeah!"

-Rob, 'The Karate Kid.'

10. "Fear does not exist in this dojo, does it?"

-John Kreese on the Cobra Kai dojo, 'The Karate Kid.'

Mr. Miyagi Quotes

Mister Miyagi had a lot to say about how to live life peacefully despite being a master in martial arts.

Here is a list of some of the best 'The Karate Kid' Mr. Miyagi quotes from our favorite fictional sensei. We all love Mr. Miyagi's wisdom just like Daniel did. We can never forget the friendship that Mr. Miyagi and Daniel had. Mr. Miyagi teachers us lessons like, that there is no such thing as bad student, only bad teacher and fear does not exist!

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

-'The Karate Kid.'

12. "If karate used defend honor, defend life, karate mean something. If karate used defend plastic metal trophy, karate no mean nothing."

-'The Karate Kid Part III.'

13. "Better learn balance....Balance is key...Balance good, karate good. Everything good. Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?"

-'The Karate Kid.'

14. "Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe. Walk in the middle, sooner or later you get squish just like grape."

-'The Karate Kid.'

15. "Man who catch fly with chopstick....accomplish anything."

-'The Karate Kid Part II.'

16. "Small price to pay for your honor!!"

-'The Karate Kid Part II.'

17. "No such thing as bad student, only bad teacher."

-'The Karate Kid.'

18. "Oi, you stay focused, Daniel San, your best Karate still inside of you! Now time let out!"

-'The Karate Kid Part III.'

19. "Here are the 2 Rules of Miyagi-Ryu Karate. Rule Number 1: 'Karate for defense only.' Rule Number 2: 'First learn rule number 1."

-'The Karate Kid.'

20. "This not tournament. This for real."

-'The Karate Kid Part III.'

21. "License never replace eye, ear and brain."

-'The Karate Kid.'

22. "Learn balance Daniel san... Wax-on... Wax-off."

-'The Karate Kid.'

23. "Trust the quality of what you know, not quantity."

-'The Karate Kid.'

24. "We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.'

-'The Karate Kid.'

25. "Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance. Everything be better."

-'The Karate Kid.'

26. "Never trust spiritual leader who cannot dance."

-'The Karate Kid Part III.'

27. "Daniel-San, lie become truth only if person wanna believe it."

-'The Karate Kid.'

28. "Miyagi: Oh, Daniel-san, you too much by self, not good.

Daniel Larusso: I'm not by myself, I'm with you.

Miyagi: To make honey, young bee need young flower…not old prune."

-'The Karate Kid.'

29. "Never put passion in front of principle, even if you win, you'll lose."

-'The Karate Kid Part II.'

30. "Daniel Larusso: You could have killed him, couldn't you?

Mr. Miyagi: Hai.

Daniel Larusso: Well, why didn't you?

Mr. Miyagi: Because Daniel, for man with no forgiveness in heart, life worse punishment than death."

-'The Karate Kid Part II.'

31. "Sometimes What Heart Know, Head Forget."

-'The Karate Kid Part II.'

32. "First learn stand, then learn fly. Nature rule, Daniel-san."

-'The Karate Kid.'

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