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40 Master Oogway Quotes from Wise Tortoise of ‘Kung Fu Panda'

Dayna Remus
Aug 21, 2022
04:00 P.M.
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To everyone's dismay, Master Oogway passed away in the first "Kung Fu Panda" film. Luckily, before he went, he left a massive pool of wisdom from which to draw.

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"Kung Fu Panda" is an animation franchise with a hilarious and adorable Panda named Po as the main character. Po, initially working at a restaurant, studies to become a warrior under the guise of Master Shifu.

Master Oogway played a prominent role in the first movie, acting as one of the strongest and wisest animals. Read these 40 quotes to find out more about the elderly tortoise.

Master Oogway’s quote: “Oh, Shifu. There is just news. There is no good or bad."  | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “Oh, Shifu. There is just news. There is no good or bad." | Image: AmoDays

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WISE MASTER OOGWAY QUOTES

"Oh, Shifu. There is just news. There is no good or bad." — Master Oogway

"I think they will all lose until they find a battle worth fighting." — Master Oogway

"Who knows the ways of the universe? Accident? Or destiny? That is the secret." — Master Oogway

"I sense the Dragon Warrior is among us." — Master Oogway

"My time has come. You must continue your journey… without me. You must… believe. Promise me you’ll believe." — Master Oogway

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Master Oogway’s quote: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift that's why it's called the present.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift that's why it's called the present.” | Image: AmoDays

“You are too concerned about what was and what will be.” — Master Oogway

“There are no accidents.” — Master Oogway

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“I see you have found the Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom!” — Master Oogway

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift that's why it's called the present.” — Master Oogway

"Your mind is like water. When it gets agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.” — Master Oogway

Master Oogway’s quote: “One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” | Image: AmoDays

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“There is always something more to learn. Even for a master.” — Master Oogway

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

“When will you realize? The more you take, the less you have.” — Master Oogway

“It is you who must decide whether to stay or go.” — Master Oogway

“You just need to believe. You must believe.” — Master Oogway

Master Oogway’s quote: “There is always something more to learn. Even for a master.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “There is always something more to learn. Even for a master.” | Image: AmoDays

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

“That is bad news if you don’t believe in yourself.” — Master Oogway

"Remember the path.” — Master Oogway

“It is time.” — Master Oogway

“If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now.” — Master Oogway

Master Oogway’s quote: “You just need to believe. You must believe.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “You just need to believe. You must believe.” | Image: AmoDays

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

"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

"When will you realize the more you take, the less you have." — Master Oogway

Nothing is impossible." — Master Oogway

“Inner peace, inner peace.” — Master Oogway

Master Oogway’s quote: "Shifu, an acorn can only become the mighty oak, not a cherry tree. You must let her grow into what she will be." | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: "Shifu, an acorn can only become the mighty oak, not a cherry tree. You must let her grow into what she will be." | Image: AmoDays

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"The panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours until you let go of the illusion of control." — Master Oogway

"Look at this tree. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time." — Master Oogway

“Well, that was no accident either.” — Master Oogway

"It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be." — Master Oogway

“You’re failing yourself. No matter how much you try, you will never be Shifu. The question is… Can you be Tigress?" — Master Oogway

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Master Oogway’s quote: "Look at this tree. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time." | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: "Look at this tree. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time." | Image: AmoDays

“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

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“I know how you can all get what you want. Not just fame and fortune.” — Master Oogway

“She wants to make you proud.” — Master Oogway

“The cleaner, the comedian, the dancer, and even the little doctor. It was no accident that you found them.” — Master Oogway

FUNNY AND SARCASTIC MASTER OOGWAY QUOTES

“I understand. You eat when you’re upset.” — Master Oogway

Master Oogway’s quote: “I’m not dying you, idiot! I’m relaxing!”  | Image: AmoDays

Master Oogway’s quote: “I’m not dying you, idiot! I’m relaxing!” | Image: AmoDays

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"Shifu, there is a matter of the utmost importance…Food! Let’s order in." — Master Oogway

“Quit, don’t quit. Noodles, don’t noodles.” — Master Oogway

“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

“I’m not dying you, idiot! I’m relaxing!” — Master Oogway

"Shifu, an acorn can only become the mighty oak, not a cherry tree. You must let her grow into what she will be." ― Master Oogway

Master Shifu’s quote: "The mark of a true hero is humility." | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: "The mark of a true hero is humility." | Image: AmoDays

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AN EXTRA 13 QUOTES FROM OTHER "KUNG FU PANDA" CHARACTERS

"The true path to victory is to find your opponent’s weakness and make him suffer for it. And to take his strength and use it against him until he finally falls or quits." ― Master Shifu"A real warrior never quits." ― Po

"Anything is possible when you have inner peace." ― Master Shifu

"Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that doesn’t make you who you are. It is the rest of your story who you choose to be." ― Soothsayer

"The mark of a true hero is humility." ― Master Shifu

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"You gotta let go of that stuff from the past because it just doesn’t matter. The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now." ― Po

Master Shifu’s quote: "Anything is possible when you have inner peace." | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: "Anything is possible when you have inner peace." | Image: AmoDays

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"Before the battle of the fist comes the battle of the mind." ― Master Shifu

"It doesn’t matter what I think; it only matters what the universe thinks." ― Master Shifu

“Once I realized the problem was not you but within me. I found inner peace and was able to harness the flow of the universe.” ― Master Shifu

"Sometimes, we do the wrong things for the right reasons." ― Mr. Ping

 Po’s quote: "A real warrior never quits."  | Image: AmoDays

Po’s quote: "A real warrior never quits." | Image: AmoDays

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"Your real strength comes from being the best 'you' you can be. So who are you? What are you good at? What do you love? What makes you 'you'?" ― Po

"There is no charge for awesomeness... or attractiveness." ― Po

“You don’t need to meditate for hours and hours to attain inner peace and enlightenment. You need only see, feel, and act from the heart. Let the heart guide you to your peaceful enlightenment.” ― Kung Fu Pand

“Don’t push past memories deeper inside of yourself. Let those memories breathe and let old wounds heal. Kung Fu Panda

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Mr. Ping’s quote: "Sometimes, we do the wrong things for the right reasons."  | Image: AmoDays

Mr. Ping’s quote: "Sometimes, we do the wrong things for the right reasons." | Image: AmoDays

Although Master Oogway is gone, he lives on in the movie's characters and the hearts of fans forever. His words will always hold some insight for those who watched the first film.

If, just like Master Oogway and his fellow "Kung Fu Panda" characters, you want to learn more about being a warrior, read these quotes from "Conan the Barbarian."

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