“The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory nor defeat, but in the perfection of the character of its participants.” – Gichin Funakoshi

“A black belt is a white belt who never gave up.” – Unknown

“The best fighter is never angry.” – Lao Tzu

“Karate begins and ends with respect.” – Unknown

“The mirror is an honest partner.” – Hirokazu Kanazawa

“It’s not about how much you practice, it’s about how much effort you put into it.” – Unknown

“Karate is not a sport; it is a way of life.” – Unknown

“A punch is just a punch, a kick is just a kick. Until you understand the true meaning behind them.” – Bruce Lee

“Karate is not about winning, it’s about not losing.” – Unknown

“Karate teaches you more about yourself than any other sport.” – Unknown

“The true meaning of karate lies in its ethical principles.” – Gichin Funakoshi

“Your life changes the moment you make a new, congruent, and committed decision.” – Tony Robbins

“There’s no such thing as ‘too old’ in karate. It’s all about willingness to learn and adapt.” – Unknown

“Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Karate is not a part-time hobby; it’s a lifelong dedication.” – Unknown

“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.” – Richard Marcinko

“A black belt is a white belt that never quit.” – Unknown

“In karate, there is no first attack. Only a counter-attack.” – Sensei Gōgen Yamaguchi

“The belt is just a piece of fabric. It’s what you’ve learned and how you’ve grown that truly matters.” – Unknown

“The best defense against an enemy is to not become one.” – Gichin Funakoshi

“There is no progress without struggle.” – Unknown

“Karate is not about winning trophies; it’s about winning over yourself.” – Unknown

“A true martial artist doesn’t fight to win. They fight to find peace within themselves.” – Unknown

“Karate is not about being better than someone else. It’s about being better than you were yesterday.” – Unknown

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Karate is not about the destination; it’s about the journey.” – Unknown

“A weak person cannot be a good karateka.” – Hirokazu Kanazawa

“In karate, the power of the mind is just as important as the strength of the body.” – Unknown

“Karate is the art of constantly challenging and bettering oneself.” – Unknown

“The true essence of karate is not in the punches and kicks, but in the discipline and self-control it instills.” – Unknown