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Mr. Miyagi

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Walk on road, hm? Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe. Walk middle, sooner or later [makes squish gesture] get squish just like grape. Here, karate, same thing. Either you karate do “yes” or karate do “no.” You karate do “guess so,” [makes squish gesture] just like grape. Understand? • Mr. Miyagi

Wax on, right hand. Wax off, left hand. Wax on, wax off. Breathe in through nose, out the mouth. Wax on, wax off. Don't forget to breathe, very important. • Mr. Miyagi

No such thing as bad student, only bad teacher. Teacher say, student do. • Mr. Miyagi

Now use head for something other than target. • Mr. Miyagi

Daniel-san... [taps his head] Karate here. [taps his heart] Karate here. [points to his belt] Karate never here. Understand? • Mr. Miyagi

First learn stand, then learn fly. Nature rule, Daniel-san, not mine. • Mr. Miyagi

What'sa matter, you some kind of girl or something? [makes punching gesture] Punch! Drive a punch! Not just arm, whole body! Hip, leg, drive a punch! Make "kiai." Kiai! Give you power. Now, drive punch. • Mr. Miyagi

I tell you what Miyagi think! I think you *dance around* too much! I think you *talk* too much! I think you not concentrate enough! Lots of work to be done! Tournament just around corner! • Mr. Miyagi

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

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

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

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

Aha... here are the Two Rules of Miyagi-Ryu Karate. Rule Number One: "Karate for defense only." Rule Number Two: "First learn Rule Number One." • Mr. Miyagi