A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise. Seek what they sought.
A lot of times people look at the negative side of what they feel they can't do. I always look on the positive side of what I can do.
Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
The biggest coward of a man is to awaken the love of a woman without the intention of loving her.
It is difficult to understand the universe if you only study one planet
True strength is not always shown through victory. Stand up, try again and display strength of heart.
The only time we fail is when we stop trying.
Karate aims to build character, improve human behavior, and cultivate modesty; it does not, however, guarantee it.
The martial arts are based upon understanding, hard work and a total comprehension of skills. Power training and the use of force are easy, but total comprehension of all of the skills of the martial arts is very difficult to achieve.
Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world
Even the most powerful human being has a limited sphere of strength. Draw him outside of that sphere and into your own, and his strength will dissipate.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
The true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be useful at any time, and to teach them in such a way that they will be useful in all things.
Spirit first, technique second.
If you fail to take advantage of your enemies' collapse, they may recover.
To practice Zen or the Martial Arts, you must live intensely, wholeheartedly, without reserve - as if you might die in the next instant
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one
Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
Dream big, stay positive, work hard, and enjoy the journey.
Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.
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