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70 Memorable Kung Fu Panda Quotes That’ll Make Your Day

70 Memorable Kung Fu Panda Quotes That’ll Make Your Day

The popular franchise “Kung Fu Panda” has enabled us to enjoy the endearing characters and vibrant animation, while also imparting great wisdom through their memorable quotes.

In this article, you’ll discover the best Kung Fu Panda quotes that carry profound meanings and valuable life lessons we can all relate to. 

Let’s check them out!

10 Best Kung Fu Panda Quotes

1. “The only true limit is the one you set for yourself.” — Master Shifu

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2. “You are too concerned with what was and what will be. There’s a saying; Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.” — Master Oogway

3. “The strongest of us sometimes have the hardest time fighting what’s on the inside.” — Po

4. “One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” — Master Oogway

5. “You have to believe in yourself. That’s the secret.” — Po

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6. “The key to martial arts is not just about victory or defeat but about inner growth.” — Master Shifu

7. “The measure of a real champion is not whether they can triumph, but whether they can overcome defeat.” — Master Shifu

8. “To make something special you just have to believe it’s special.” ― Mr. Ping

9. “A true warrior fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.” — Master Shifu

10. “The mark of a true hero is humility.” — Master Shifu

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Inspirational Quotes From Kung Fu Panda

1. “I don’t just want to survive, I want to live.” — Po

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2. “Obeying your master is not weakness!” — Master Shifu

3. “Fear makes you powerless.” — Tai Lung

4. “When we feel fear, it is because we are unsure. And when we are unsure, we must look within.” — Master Shifu

5. “Nothing is impossible.” — Master Oogway

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6. “Your story may not have such a happy beginning but that does not make you who you are, it is the rest of it who you choose to be.” ― Soothsayer

7. “We do not wash our pits in the pool of sacred tears.” ― Master Shifu

8. “I have always been proud of you. From the first moment, I have been proud of you. And it was my pride that blinded me. I loved you too much to see what you were becoming, what I was turning you into. I’m sorry.” — Master Shifu

9. “You must believe!” ― The Turtle

10. “There is no secret ingredient. It’s just you.” — Master Shifu

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11. “It mattered not how many foes he faced. They were no match for his bodacity. Never before had a panda been so feared and so loved.” — Po

12. “You picking on my friends? Get ready to feel the thunder.” — Po

13. “Now know this old friend whomever I chose will not only bring peace to the valley, but also to you.” — Master Oogway

14. “You guys were so totally amazing at the battle of the Weeping River. Outnumbered a thousand to one. But, you didn’t stop. You just,…” — Po

15. “But a real warrior never quits. Don’t worry Master, I’ll never quit.” — Po

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16. “And when the boy showed talent in Kung Fu Shifu trained him. He believed in him. He told him he was destined for greatness.” — Tigress

17. “You are the dragon warrior. You have brought peace to this valley and to me. Thank you, Po.” — Master Shifu

18. “Yeah, I stayed. I stayed because every time you threw a brick at my head or said I smelled, it hurt, but it could never hurt more than it did every day of my life just being me. I stayed because I thought if anyone could change me… could make me… not me… it was you. The greatest Kung Fu teacher in all of China.” — Po

19. “No one knows. But legend says you will be able to hear a butterfly’s wings beat. And see light in the deepest cave. You will feel the universe in motion around you.” — Master Shifu

20. “If you only do what you can do, you’ll never be better than what you are.” — Master Shifu

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Famous Kung Fu Panda Quotes

1. “It’s all an illusion, Tai Lung.” — Master Shifu

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2. “Let’s not forget what happened to the man who suddenly got everything he wanted.” — Po

3. “Skadoosh!” — Po

4. “You’re just a poor, sick, misguided dragon. That’s all you are.” — Po

5. “You’re just a prisoner of your own anger, man.” — Po

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6 “Tai Lung is a monster of vengeance.” — Master Shifu

7. “You must let go of the illusion of control.” ― The Turtle

8. “Master Oogway: There are no accidents.

Master Shifu: [sighs] Yes, I know. You’ve already said that twice.

Aster Oogway: That was no accident either.

Master Shifu: Thrice.” ― Kung Fu Panda

9. “Legend tells of a legendary warrior whose kung fu skills were the stuff of legend.” ― Kung Fu Panda

10. “There is no charge for awesomeness and attractiveness.” — Po

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11. “Service with a smile.” — Mr. Ping

12. “I see you like to chew. Maybe you should on my fist!” — Po

13. “There are no coincidences in this world.” ― The Turtle

14. “He was so deadly in fact, that his enemies will go blind, from overexposure to pure awesomeness.” — Po

15. “Sorry doesn’t make the noodles.” — Mr. Ping

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16. “We’ve been waiting a thousand years for this. Just take the bowl! This is the greatest day in Kung Fu history! Don’t worry about it. Just go!” — Po

17. “No, it was “the dream”. We’re noodle folk. Broth runs through our veins.” — Mr. Ping

18. “The Dragon Warrior fell out of the sky in a ball of fire. When he walks, the very ground shakes.” — Crane

19. “When the path you walk always leads back to yourself, you never get anywhere.” — Master Oogway

20. “Alright. You are awesome. The last thing I’m going to say. Okay, bye-bye.” — Po

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Wise Quotes From Kung Fu Panda

1. “A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” — Master Shifu

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2. “The true hero is flawed.” — Po

3. “There is no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” — Master Shifu

4. “Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.” — Master Oogway

5.  “The right path is not always the easiest one.” — Master Shifu

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6. “Step forth! The true path to victory is to find your opponent’s weakness. And make him suffer for it. To take his strength and use it against him. Until he finally falls or quits.” — Master Shifu

7. “There is just news. There is no good or bad.” — Master Oogway

8. Master Oogwqay: “Look at this tree Shifu, I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time.”

Master Shifu: “But there are things we can control. I can control when the fruits will fall. And I can control where to plant the seeds. That is no illusion, Master.”

Master Oogway: Ah, yes. But no matter what you do, that seed will grow to be a peach tree. You may wish for an apple or an orange, but you will get a peach.  — Kung Fu Panda

9. “Use your skills for good, young warrior. Find the one thing you were denied so long ago — compassion.” — Master Oogway

10. “It’s not the size of the wand that matters, it’s the magic in the stick.” — Po

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Other Memorable Kung Fu Panda Quotes

1. “I sense the Dragon Warrior is among us.” — Master Oogway

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2. “You are not the Dragon Warrior. You will never be the Dragon Warrior until you’ve learned the secret of the Dragon scroll.” — Master Shifu

3. “Oh, happy day. My son is finally having the noodle dream. You don’t know how long I have been waiting for this moment. This is a sign, Po. You are almost ready to be entrusted with the secret ingredient of my secret ingredient soup. And then you will fulfill your destiny and take over the restaurant.” — Mr.Ping

4. “Why must something be wrong for me to want to see my old friend?” — Master Oogway

5. “You will beat him because you are the Dragon Warrior.” — Master Shifu

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6. “Who is worthy to be trusted with the secret to limitless power to become the Dragon Warrior?” — Master Shifu

7. “You think it is that easy? That I’m just going to hand you the secret to limitless power? One must first master the highest level of Kung Fu and that is clearly impossible if that one is someone like you.” — Master Shifu

8. “I see you’ve found the Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom.” — Master Oogway

9. “Who am I to judge a warrior based on his size? I mean, look at me. I’m over here.” — Mantis

10. “But now I ask you to trust in your Master as I have come to trust in mine.” — Master Shifu

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11. “I know he can seem like heartless. But you know he wasn’t always like that.” — Mantis

12. “He wanted the Dragon Scroll. But Oogway saw darkness in his heart and refused.” — Tigress

13. “That is bad news if you do not believe that the Dragon Warrior can stop him.” — Master Oogway

14. “My old friend, the panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours, until you let go of the illusion of control.” — Master Oogway

15. “He could have killed you. So, you could come back and strike fear into our hearts.” — Master Shifu

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16. “It is said that the Dragon Warrior can survive for months at a time on nothing  but the dew of a single Gingko leaf and the energy of the universe.” — Tigress

17. “This is where Oogway unraveled the mysteries of harmony and focus. This is the birthplace of Kung Fu.” — Master Shifu

18. “When you focus on Kung Fu, when you concentrate… you stink. But perhaps, that is my fault. I cannot train you the way I have trained the Five. I now see that the way to get through to you is with this.” — Master Shifu

19. “I heard how he fell out of the sky on a ball of fire. But he’s a warrior, unlike anything the world has ever seen.” — Tai Lung

20. “That’s my boy! The big, lovely Kung Fu warrior is my son!” — Mr. Ping

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Summing Up

Thank you for reading this collection of the best Kung Fu Panda quotes.

I hope you discovered the profound wisdom and inspiration behind the words spoken by the enchanting Po and his companions.

70 Memorable Kung Fu Panda Quotes That'll Make Your Day