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First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
by Miyagi

First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...
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.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

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For man with no forgiveness in heart,
life worse punishment than death.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

You remember lesson about balance?
Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life.
Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

 

Problem: attitude.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Fighting not good. But if must fight... win.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

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Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Better learn balance. Balance is key.
Balance good, karate good. Everything good.
Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Never trust spiritual leader who doesn't dance.
- Miyagi: character in the movie The Next Karate Kid

We make sacred pact. I promise teach
karate to you, you promise learn.
I say, you do, no questions.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

When we step on the battlefield, I will be
The First Boots On and the Last Boots Off.
- LtG. Hal Moore

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

To climb steep hills requires a slow pace at first.
- William Shakespeare

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

In order to succeed, you must first be willing to fail.
- Anonymous

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
- Anonymous

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh, for the touch of a hand
and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Give me six hours to chop down a tree
and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
- Abraham Lincoln

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
The secret of getting started is
breaking your complex overwhelming tasks
into small manageable tasks,
and starting on the first one.
- Mark Twain

The first step in the evolution of ethics
is a sense of solidarity with other human beings.
- Albert Schweitzer

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
- Epictetus

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Every really new idea looks crazy at first.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let him that would move the world first move himself.
- Socrates

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

First say to yourself what you would be;
then do what you have to do.
- Epictetus

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
- Samuel Johnson

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If at first you don't succeed, try try again.
- Proverb

Nothing happens unless first a dream.
- Carl Sandburg

There are two things to aim at in life:
first, to get what you want,
and after that to to enjoy it.
- Logan Pearsall Smith

We shall not cease from exploration
And the end of all of our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time
- T. S. Eliot

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Habits are cobwebs at first, cables at last.
- Chinese proverb

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

The first step towards the solution
of any problem is optimism.
- John Baines

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

Today is the first and last day of forever.
- Edward, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

Know, first, who you are, and then adorn yourself accordingly.
- Epictetus

A little simplification would be
the first step toward rational living.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Put on your own oxygen mask first.
- Airline companies

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

The first quality that is needed is audacity.
- Winston Churchill

Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.
Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.
- Napoleon Hill

A holiday, the day I first named you, "friend."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you,
then they fight you, then you win.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is the first law of friendship
that it has to be cultivated.
The second is to be indulgent
when the first law is neglected.
- Voltaire

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid


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