25 Master Oogway Quotes That Prove He Is The Greatest Teacher
Master Oogway was a beast on the battlefield and ingenious when it came to comedic timing. And, you wouldn’t expect this from a fictional character in a kid’s movie, but while making you laugh, he also makes you think. He makes you second-guess your convictions.
The humorous pearls of wisdom imparted by Master Oogway, to both Po and Master Shifu in their times of distress, are actually quite profound and timeless. He’s a character who deserves a movie of his own. Here are some of the best Master Oogway quotes from the Kung Fu Panda movies and shows.
25 Master Oogway Quotes
These Master Oogway quotes are what turned a character with the lowest screen time into the second most popular character of the series, only after Po. They are educational, inspiring, uplifting, and refreshing all at the same time, proving that Master Oogway is the greatest teacher.
Image source: Pinterest
Master Oogway always knew how to cheer up those who were feeling down or lost and had a witty way of going about it, too. Here are some of the words of wisdom Master Oogway used to inspire the best in others.
#1. “When will you realize? The more you take, the less you have.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda 3
#2. “If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#3. “There is just news. There is no good or bad.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#4. “Who knows the ways of the universe? Where and when a raindrop might fall? How strong the wind will blow? Is it all just an accident? Or could it be destiny?… Accident? Or destiny?”
“Little does Po know that it was just such an accident that brought the Furious Five together all those years ago. This is the story of how the Five came to be.” — Master Oogway, Secrets of the Scroll
#5. “I think they will all lose until they find a battle worth fighting.” — Master Oogway, Secrets of the Scroll
#6. “You just need to believe. You must believe.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
Image source: Pinterest
Master Oogway demonstrates time and again that words are power, and he uses his words to arouse dormant passion. Here are some of his best motivational Master Oogway quotes.
#7. “Stay. Use your skills for good, young warrior. Find the one thing that you were denied so long ago.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Furious Five
#8. “There is always something more to learn. Even for a master.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#9. “You are the master of your destiny: No one and nothing can come in between you and your destiny except you. Take destiny by the horns and have fun.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#10. “My old friend, the panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours, until you let go of the illusion of control.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#11. “Worse. You’re failing yourself. No matter how much you try, you will never be Shifu. The question is… Can you be Tigress?” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scroll
#12. “Nothing is impossible.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
Image source: Pinterest
Finally, what everyone remembers and loves Master Oogway for. His quirkiness was only parallel to his wisdom, as you’ll see in these humorous Master Oogway quotes.
#13. “Quit, don’t quit. Noodles, don’t noodles. You are too concerned with what was or what will be.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#14. “Inner peace… Inner peace… [a single plum petal falls onto his nose] Itchy nose… [he blows it away, only for the petal to float back and he sneezes it away in a high-pitched tone] Finally. Inner peace…” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda 3
#15. “That is bad news. If you do not believe that the Dragon Warrior can stop him.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#16. “Ah! I see that you have found the Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom!” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#17. “It’s so nice to see you’ve managed to take the most respected art form in China and use it to pursue nothing but fame.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
#18. “Oogway: Shifu, there is a matter of the utmost importance.”
“Shifu: What could be more important than preparing for battle?”
“Oogway: Food! Let’s order in.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Scrolls
Most Famous Quotes
These utterances by Master Oogway have stood out the most among all the things he’s said and are arguably eternal truths.
#19. “There are no accidents.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#20. “Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it gets agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#21. “One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#22. “There is a saying. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift… that’s why they call it the present.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#23. “Look at this tree. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time. 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.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda
#24. “When the path you walk always leads back to yourself, you never get anywhere…” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters
#25. “On the first day we met, I saw the future of Kung fu and the past. I saw the panda who could unite them both. That is why I chose you, Po. Both sides of the Ying and Yang. And my true successor.” — Master Oogway, Kung Fu Panda 3
Featured image source: Pinterest.com