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48 Master Shifu Quotes to Teach You Kung Fu Discipline

Dayna Remus
Aug 29, 2022
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"Kung-Fu Panda" is a heartfelt children's animated film series filled with laughs and words of wisdom, many of which escape the mouth of Master Shifu. Learn more about his sage sayings by reading below.

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Master Shifu, the sage master of the Jade Palace, is a red panda voiced by Dustin Hoffman in the "Kung Fu Panda" film franchise. Having dedicated his entire life to kung-fu, he plays a central role in all the films as the mentor of the Furious Five and, eventually, the main character, a panda named Po.

Initially, he refused to train Po, whose past mentor, Master Oogway, insisted he was "The Dragon Warrior." Eventually, however, after Oogway's death, Master Shifu chose to believe in his prophecy and trained Po. Along with the Furious Five, Po defeated Tai Lung, the antagonist, and Shifu's adopted son.

This movie became so popular that three more were made, with Shifu playing an essential part in each. Read these 48 quotes from the wise panda.

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 Master Shifu’s quote: “If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than who you are.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than who you are.” | Image: AmoDays

MASTER SHIFU'S WISE QUOTES

“Before the battle of the fist comes the battle of the mind.” ― Master Shifu

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“If you keep on doing what you do, you will never be more than who you are right now.” ― Master Shifu

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

"There are no accidents. Come with me." Master Shifu

“If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than who you are.” ― Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote: “Before the battle of the fist comes the battle of the mind.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “Before the battle of the fist comes the battle of the mind.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Whatever you do, never run back to what broke you." — Master Shifu

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

"Inner peace... Inner peace..." — Master Shifu

“Each generation teaches the next one, and so the art of kung fu lives on in you and now in these, uh... delightful children." — Master Shifu

“Teaching kung fu is an art that takes years to master. Do not be disappointed if you have failed." — Master Shifu

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 Master Shifu’s quote: “If you keep on doing what you do, you will never be more than who you are right now.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “If you keep on doing what you do, you will never be more than who you are right now.” | Image: AmoDays

“There is always something more to learn, even for a Master.” ― Master Shifu

“The true path to victory is to find your opponent’s weakness and make them suffer for it.” ― Master Shifu

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"What goes on in your head I really don't always understand, but what goes on in your heart will never let us down." — Master Shifu

"Mastering chi requires mastery of self. Oogway sat alone in a cave for 30 years, asking one question. 'Who am I?' Who am I?'"— Master Shifu

MASTER SHIFU QUOTES TO AND ABOUT HIS KUNG-FU STUDENTS

“There is now a Level Zero." — Master Shifu

 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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"And yet you are ten feet off the ground and have done a perfect split." ― Master Shifu

"Po, the day you were chosen as Dragon Warrior was the worst day of my life. By far. Nothing else came close.” ― Master Shifu

"But I can change you! I can turn you into the Dragon Warrior! And I will!" ― Master Shifu

"No! It is not your destiny to defeat Tai Lung. It is his." ― Master Shifu

"You cannot leave! A real warrior never quits!" ― Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote: "Po, the day you were chosen as Dragon Warrior was the worst day of my life. By far. Nothing else came close.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: "Po, the day you were chosen as Dragon Warrior was the worst day of my life. By far. Nothing else came close.” | Image: AmoDays

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"You will beat him because you are the Dragon Warrior!" ― Master Shifu

"He is coming for the Dragon Scroll, and you are the only one who can stop him." ― Master Shifu

"What are you doing here?!" ― Master Shifu

"I vowed to train you... and you have been trained. You are free to eat." ― Master Shifu

"You actually thought you could learn to do a full split in one night? It takes years to develop one's flexibility and years longer to apply it in combat." ― Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote: “Once I realized the problem was not with you, but within me, I found inner peace and was able to harness the flow of the universe.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “Once I realized the problem was not with you, but within me, I found inner peace and was able to harness the flow of the universe.” | Image: AmoDays

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“Well done, students – if you were trying to disappoint me.” ― Master Shi

"Don't stand that close...I can smell your breath." — Master Shifu

"I've been taking it easy on you, panda, but no more! Your next opponent... will be me." — Master Shifu

"You think this is funny? Tai Lung has escaped from prison, and you're acting like children!" ― Master Shifu

“It was you who taught me friendship.” — Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote: “I have always been proud of you. From the first moment, I’ve been proud of you. And it was my pride that blinded me.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “I have always been proud of you. From the first moment, I’ve been proud of you. And it was my pride that blinded me.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Master Oogway, wait! That flabby panda can't possibly be the answer to... our problem. You were about to point at Tigress. That thing fell in front of her. That was just an accident!" — Master Shifu

"Have you finished sight-seeing?" — Master Shifu

"Citizens of the Valley of Peace! It is my great honor to present to you... Tigress! Viper! Crane! Monkey! Mantis! The Furious Five!" — Master Shifu

"Tigress, you need more ferocity. Monkey, greater speed." — Master Shifu

"Wrong! You are not the Dragon Warrior. You will never be the Dragon Warrior until you have learned the secret of the Dragon Scroll" — Master Shifu

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 Master Shifu’s quote: “Kai…Kai…Kai…Nope, never heard of him.”  | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: “Kai…Kai…Kai…Nope, never heard of him.” | Image: AmoDays

OTHER MASTER SHIFU QUOTES

"Master, you can't leave me!"― Master Shifu

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"But a peach cannot defeat Tai Lung!" ― Master Shifu

"But how? How? I need your help, Master." ― Master Shifu fu

“I have always been proud of you. From the first moment, I’ve been proud of you. And it was my pride that blinded me.” ― Master Shifu

"Master, your vision...your vision was right. Tai Lung has broken out of prison. He's on his way!" ― Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote: ““I loved you too much to see what you were becoming, what I was turning you into. I'm... I'm sorry.”  | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote: ““I loved you too much to see what you were becoming, what I was turning you into. I'm... I'm sorry.” | Image: AmoDays

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“You know the hardest part of this? The hardest part... is cleaning up afterward.” — Master Shifu

"But who? Who is worthy to be trusted with the secret to limitless power? To become...the Dragon Warrior?!" — Master Shifu

"I’m lucky if I get five minutes before you interrupt…." — Master Shifu

“I loved you too much to see what you were becoming, what I was turning you into. I'm... I'm sorry.” ― Master Shifu

"It is a historic day, isn't it, Master Oogway?" — Master Shifu

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 Master Shifu’s quote:“The true path to victory is to find your opponent’s weakness and make them suffer for it.” | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote:“The true path to victory is to find your opponent’s weakness and make them suffer for it.” | Image: AmoDays

"My patience is wearing thin." — Master Shifu

“Kai…Kai…Kai…Nope, never heard of him.” ― Master Shifu

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"That is impossible. He [Tai Lung] is in prison." — Master Shifu

 Master Shifu’s quote:“There is always something more to learn, even for a Master.”  | Image: AmoDays

Master Shifu’s quote:“There is always something more to learn, even for a Master.” | Image: AmoDays

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In the latest "Kung-Fu Panda" film, Shifu and Po begin to swap places as he declares that Po will be taking over as the sage Master of the Jade Palace and general mentor.

More than this, he begins to conquer powers that Shifu himself has never been able to conquer, proving that, as they say, the student has finally become the teacher.

To learn to be more like Shifu and Po, read these 77 "Kung-Fu Panda" quotes to awaken your inner dragon warrior.

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