Martial Arts Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old martial arts quotes, martial arts sayings, and martial arts proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
Understand that the essence of martial arts is not the art itself, but what's hidden deep within yourself.
Martial arts are a vehicle for developing your human potential.
Martial arts is not about picking your fights and picking how things go; it's about adapting to the how things are.
It's not what you're going to take from martial arts, it's what you have to give to martial arts.
Martial arts is the kind of action that does tie in well to the supernatural.
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing that the enemy does not expect.
In the martial arts, the guys respect the women fighters.
Think of your opponents hands and feet as swords.
The path of Martial Arts begins and ends with courtesy. So be genuinely polite on every occasion.
All martial arts is simply an honest expression of one's body with a lot of deception in between.
Mixed Martial Arts is a dangerous practice that could result in injuries and loss of life.
A martial art that has no rules is nothing but violence.
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.
He landed on cheap shot, but I knocked him out of the tournament.
In jiu jitsu, we often fall into the trap of simply trying a technique harder, rather than recognizing that it is a poorly chosen tool for the task at hand.
The very essence of martial arts is the thirst for knowledge and the truth about ourselves.
Tenderness relieves strength that encumbers.
I try to keep the martial arts up. It's a good thing, not just physically but also for your mind.
The true martial artist yields to the weak, while withstanding the strong.
Karate is action, survival, living; hesitation is paralysis, reaction, mortality
Soke Behzad Ahmadi
Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.
In martial arts, the biggest enemy is self. Inside you struggle because you want to prove something.
Martial Arts does not teach you how to fight, it teaches you why not to.
I see martial arts as moving forms of meditation. When you're sparring or drilling techniques, you can't think of anything else.
I practice martial arts not to win over other people but to win over my own heart.
For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside. It's not just a physical discipline.
We learn martial arts as helping weakness. You never fight for people to get hurt. You're always helping people.
Put Karate into your everyday living, that is how you will see true beauty.