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The 'Cobra Kai' TV series has a huge fan base.

The American karate comedy-drama TV show 'Cobra Kai' is a sequel to Robert Mark Kamen's first Karate Kid movies. Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg are its creators.

Before coming to Netflix with the third season, the series' first two seasons were available on YouTube Red and YouTube Premium. Ralph Macchio and William Zabka played Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence, respectively, in the 1984 film 'The Karate Kid' and its sequels, 'The Karate Kid Part II' (1986) and 'The Karate Kid Part III'. They reprised their respective roles in this series. William Zabka as Johnny Lawrence, Ralph Macchio as Daniel LaRusso, and Martin Kove as John Kreese are in their best form in this show.

The unique storyline and cinematography are among the reasons to like this series. It directly targets the consciousness of young adults and teenagers. 'Cobra Kai' teaches its viewers to be tough in the face of challenges that life throws at you. This series portrays the art of balancing life and the game of the fist appropriately. It also portrays the qualities needed in someone who wants to stay strong and keep going in life. The characters of this show represent what a common person might feel in his day-to-day life, which is also why people connected with this series. Read the best quotes from the show that left a great impression on the viewers and taught some valuable lessons along the way.

Cobra Kai Johnny Quotes

The most famous character from 'Cobra Kai', Johnny Lawrence, always showcased massive transformations season after season. If you need a few words to keep you going, then these quotes might also help you. Read his quotes and see his take on life and karate.

"If I'm extra hard on you, it's only because you have the potential to be better than I ever was. You want that, don't you?" - Johnny Lawrence

"Cobra Kai is about strength. If you're not strong on the inside, then you can't be strong on the outside." - Johnny Lawrence

"It doesn't matter if you're a loser, a nerd, or a freak." - Johnny Lawrence

"Back in my day if we want to tease someone, we do it to their face." -Johnny Lawrence

"You know what they say, there's no such thing as a bad student." -Johnny Lawrence

"I've got one year to make it all work, and that's what I'm gonna do – make it work, all of it…" -Johnny Lawrence

"I wasn't taught the difference between mercy and honor, and I paid the price for it." -Johnny Lawrence

"For a long time, I didn't have much direction in my life. But then, things got better." -Johnny Lawrence

"Pain does not exist in this dojo." -Johnny Lawrence

"Striking hard is about giving your all." -Johnny Lawrence

"But I can make a difference in these kids' lives. It's a tough world out there, and I can help them be ready for it." -Johnny Lawrence

"I took the easy way out, I gave up." -Johnny Lawrence

"If they strike first, we're going to pre-strike." -Johnny Lawrence

"The human response to danger is fight or flight, but an eagle's response is fight and flight." -Johnny Lawrence

"When an eagle's hungry, it doesn't hesitate. If you want to be an eagle, you first have to learn how to fly." -Johnny Lawrence

"Somebody always wins. That's how fights work." -Johnny Lawrence

"I'm out here trying to fix my mistakes so I don't have to live with regret." -Johnny Lawrence

"We're not here to take a lesson. We're here to teach you one." -Johnny Lawrence

"That's just black paint on a white wall." -Johnny Lawrence

"The older you get, the more you're going to learn that life isn't fair." -Johnny Lawrence

Funny Cobra Kai Quotes

Apart from martial arts, this series also incorporates a good level of humor.

"I just don't need to drink to pretend to be cool." -Robby Keene

"I don't trust anyone. I am using Cobra Kai to get what I want." -Robby Keene

"It's alright. You feel like a champ." -Johnny Lawrence

"You should all be proud of yourselves. I know I'm proud. Your parents would be proud too, if you told them what we did here today… Which we won't!" -Johnny Lawrence

"Nice suit, is it made of velvet? Do you sleep in that?" -Johnny Lawrence

"Stop drinking the butter!" -Johnny Lawrence

"Make sure all that defense doesn't turn you into a cream puff." -Johnny Lawrence

"Guy at the impound lot said we need $4000 pesos. That's, like, a million dollars." -Johnny Lawrence

"Listen, I don't know who pandora is or what's in her box…" -Johnny Lawrence

"It's time to put pandora back in her box." -Johnny Lawrence

"Prom without a date is like Halloween with no candy. There's no point." -Hawk

Best Cobra Kai Quotes One-Liners

Sometimes even a line can have a deeper meaning than a whole paragraph. These quotes are examples of that.

"You do the right thing cause it's the right thing to do." -Daniel LaRusso

"There's no honor in being merciless." -Miguel Diaz

"A true cobra feels no sympathy for its meals." -John Kreese

"You are the only one who can get up when you are down." -Daniel LaRusso

"Sometimes the scars you can't see are the ones that hurt the most." -Samantha LaRusso

"It's different when you are a girl. I mean even when you win, your not cool or tough. They think you are crazy." -Samantha LaRusso

"Everyone's got a sob story, that doesn't give you the right to be a bully." -Samantha LaRusso

"Alone we are nothing, but if we work together, we have a shot." -Samantha LaRusso

"Life shows no mercy, so neither do we. We do whatever it takes to keep our heads above water." -Johnny Lawrence

"I'm a teenager who makes mistakes. You're a fifty-something-old man who lives alone [...] and clearly hasn't figured out his own life." -Sam

"But I don't ever want you to start the fight." -Johnny Lawrence

"I set my own terms; set yours." -Aisha

"We don't take no for an answer." -Miguel Diaz

"Defeat does not exist." -Hawk

"You have to strike first. You don't wait for the enemy to attack." -Miguel Diaz

"It doesn't matter which way you fight as long as it works." -Robby Keene

"At least I know who I am. You are still trying to be something you're not." -Tory Nichols

"Cobra Kai, it was never about revenge. It was about building strength by taking your fears and turning them into a weapon. That's what we should be focused on." -Terry Silver

"It's not just a haircut or the back tattoo. It's a way of life, man." -Hawk Moskowitz

"Balance is crucial. A man can't stand, he can't fight." -Terry Silver

"Sometimes, when you focus on one thing, you lose focus of everything else that matters." -Amanda LaRusso

"Put good out in the world and good will come back to you." -Kumiko

"If you wanna be a champion, you need to dig out that fear and face it, whatever it is. Because if you don't, it's gonna hold you back forever." -Terry Silver

"If your enemy insists on war, then you take away their ability to wage it." - Chozen

Inspirational Quotes From Cobra Kai

The prime feature of 'Cobra Kai' quotes and series is the tremendous motivation it gives. These inspirational quotes from various characters show the importance of being practical in distress while navigating through emotions.

"When negative feelings overwhelm you, look for the good within yourself." -Daniel LaRusso

"Never mind your past mistakes, don't let them determine your future." -Carmen Diaz

"I may not always win, but I never back out of a fight." -Johnny Lawrence

"There's nothing to fear except for fear itself." -Johnny Lawrence

"Look, I know I wasn't there for him when it mattered. I let him down. I guess I let you down too. And I know there's no do-overs, but that kid is the only person in the world who hasn't given up on me. And I don't want to give up on him. I know I messed up big-time, but if you let him come back, I won't fail him again. I promise." -Johnny Lawrence

"I'm not just gonna teach you how to conquer your fears. I'm going to teach you how to awaken the snake within you. And once you do that, you'll be the one who's feared. You'll build strength. You'll learn discipline. And when the time is right, you'll strike back." -Johnny Lawrence

"If you have hate in your heart, then you have already lost." -Daniel LaRusso

"In the real world, you can't expect people to do what they're supposed to do." -Johnny Lawrence

"In life, we always lose our way. But it is people, not the signs, that guide us back to the right path." -Kumiko

"I still live with fear. We all do on some level. I just try to not let it ever win." -Daniel LaRusso

"When the fight comes to you, you have to be ready to fight back." -Daniel LaRusso

"You just gotta feel the energy and just live in the moment, you know?" -Hawk Moskowitz

"It may not seem brave, but sometimes, avoiding conflict is one of the most heroic things you can do." -Daniel LaRusso

"I'm gonna have to face him sooner or later. Might as well be today." -Robby Keene

"The best defense is more offense." -Johnny Lawrence

"If your mind is agile, so are you." -John Kreese

"I have a long way to go to be a better man, a better father, a better teacher." -Johnny Lawrence

"Quiet! Never "can't." Those are just words, they're meaningless. It's time to get out of bed and do something." -Johnny Lawrence

"Ali, you're right. It's crazy how things change." -Johnny Lawrence

"There is no good, there is no bad. Only weak and strong." -John Kreese

"Just because something's been around longer doesn't make it better." -Johnny Lawrence

"All that Miyagi-Do mumbo jumbo, that might score you points in a tournament. But now you're in the real world, kid, you might wanna learn to strike first." -John Kreese

"There is your side and your side, and then there is the truth. And the truth is, you guys are more alike than you'll admit." -Ali Mills

"Defense takes on many forms." -Chozen Toguchi

"When one of you makes a move, you all make a move. You live and you die with the consequences and the spoils because you are all Cobra Kai." -John Kreese

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Nidhi is a professional content writer who has been associated with leading organizations, such as Network 18 Media and Investment Ltd., giving the right direction to her ever-curious nature and rational approach. She decided to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism & Mass Communication, which she proficiently completed in 2021. She got acquainted with video journalism during graduation and started as a freelance videographer for her college. Moreover, she has been a part of volunteer work and events throughout her academic career life. Now, you can find her working for the content development team at Kidadl, giving her valuable input and producing excellent articles for our readers.

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