Rick Deckard
Harrison Ford as "Rick Deckard" in Blade Runner (1982):
I have had people walk out on me before, but not... when I was being so charming.
Mr. Miyagi
Mr. Miyagi
Actor: Pat Morita (age 51 in this movie)
Mr. Miyagi's Memorable Quotes:
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel-san! Daniel-san!
Mr. Miyagi
Wax on... wax off. Wax on... wax off.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
Wouldn't a fly swatter be easier?Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.Ever catch one?Not yet.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
[drunk] Banzai![totally confused] To baby trees.Not bonsai, BANZAI!
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
You're the best friend I've ever had.You... pretty okay, too.
Mr. Miyagi
[Daniel is practicing karate moves while balancing on a fishing boat as Miyagi fishes]Make block. Left, right. Up, down. Side, side. Breathe in, breathe out. And no scare fish.
Mr. Miyagi
[repeated line to Daniel] Look eye!, always look eye!
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
No offense, Mr. Miyaji, but I don't think you understand my problem...[interrupting] Mi... ya... *gi* understand problem perfect.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
First, wash all car. Then wax. Wax on...Hey, why do I have to...?Ah ah! Remember deal! No questions!Yeah, but...Hai!

[makes circular gestures with each hand]

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.

[walks away, still making circular motions with hands]

Wax on, wax off. Wax on, wax off.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
When do I learn how to punch?Better learn balance. Balance is key. Balance good, karate good. Everything good. Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
[practicing blocks in Mr. Miyagi's boat] When am I gonna learn how to punch?Learn how punch, after you learn how keep dry!

[rocks boat, throwing Daniel into the water]

Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
[Miyagi karate-chops the tops off three beer bottles]How did you do that? How did you do that?Don't know. First time.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
Where am I, this ring over here?Hai. Number three.What's that guy kneeling like that for?Don't know.Don't you know anything you can tell me?Hai. No get hit.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
[Miyagi returns from fishing as Daniel is painting the house]Oh, miss spot.What spot? Hey, how come you didn't tell me you were goin' fishing?You not here when I go.Well, maybe I wanted to go, you ever think of that?You karate training.I'm *what*? I'm bein' your goddamn *slave* is what I'm bein' here man, now c'mon we made a deal here!So?So? So, you're supposed to teach and I'm supposed to learn! For 4 days I've been bustin' my ass, and haven't learned a goddamn thing!You learn plenty.I learn plenty, yeah, I learned how to sand your decks maybe. I washed your car, paint your house, paint your fence. I learn plenty!Ah, not everything is as seems...Oh, bullshit! I'm goin' home, man!

[Daniel turns to walk away]

Daniel-san! Daniel-san!What?Come here.
Mr. Miyagi
We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
Why didn't you tell me?Tell what?That you knew karate.You not ask.Well, where'd you learn it?Father.But I thought he was a fisherman.In Okinawa, all Miyagi know two things: fish and karate.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
Karate come from China, sixteenth century, called te, "hand." Hundred year later, Miyagi ancestor bring to Okinawa, call *kara*-te, "empty hand."I thought it came from Buddhist temples and stuff like that.You too much TV.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
Oh, great, that solves everything for me. I'll just go down to the school and straighten it out with the teacher, no problem.Now use head for something other than target.Hey, I was just kidding about that.Why kidding?Because I'd get killed if I go down there.Get killed anyway.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
I don't know if I know enough karate.Feeling correct.You sure know how to make a guy feel confident.You trust the quality of what you know, not quantity.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi

[Daniel is about to have his first match in the tournament]

All right, so what are the rules here?Don't know. First time you, first time me.Well, I figured you knew about this stuff. I figured you went to these before. Oh great, I'm dead. I am dead. You told me you fought a lot.For life, not for points.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
[Daniel has just gotten his driver's license and Miyagi has given him a car for his birthday] Just remember, license never replace eye, ear, and brain.

[notices Daniel has suddenly gotten quiet]

What matter?I'm just scared. The tournament and everything.You remember lesson about balance?Yeah.Lesson not just karate only. Lesson for whole life. Whole life have a balance. Everything be better. Understand?
John Kreese
Mr. Miyagi
Johnny Lawrence
[at the Cobra Kai dojo]Class, we have visitors. Fall in behind me. Hai!

[approaches Daniel and Miyagi, then speaks to Miyagi]

I hear you jumped some of my students last night.Afraid facts mixed up.You calling Mr. Lawrence a liar?No call no one nothing.What are you here for, old man?Come ask leave boy alone.What's the matter, the boy can't take care of his own problems?One to one problem, yes. FIVE to one problem, too much ask anyone. Is that what's bothering you? The odds? Well, we can fix that. Feel like matching, Mr. Lawrence?Yes, sensei!No more fighting.This is a karate dojo, not a knitting class. You don't come into my dojo, drop a challenge and leave, old man. Now you get your boy on the mat, or you and I will have a major problem.Too much advantage. Your dojo.Name a place.Tournament.[laughs] You've got real nerve, old man. Real nerve. But I think we can accomodate you. Can't we, Mr. Lawrence?Yes, sensei.Fall in.

[Johnny turns and leaves]

Ask one more small request.Make it fast.Ask leave boy alone to train.You're a pushy little bastard, ain't ya? But I like that. I like that! All right. No one touches the prima donna until the tournament. Is that understood?

[class responds with "YES SENSEI!"]

But if you don't show, it's open season on him... and you.

[they nod at each other]

Mr. Miyagi
Oh, Daniel-san! You all wet behind ear!
Mr. Miyagi
[Daniel walks into Mr.Myagi's house and sits right next to Mr.Myagi, who is actually drunk]Ah, Daniel-san, come inside! Come inside!
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
[after seeing Miyagi practice the crane technique] Could you teach me?First learn stand, then learn fly. Nature rule, Daniel-san, not mine.Where'd you learn it from?Father teach.You musta had some father, man.Oh yes.
Daniel Larusso
Mr. Miyagi
Hey - you ever get into fights when you were a kid?Huh - plenty.Yeah, but it wasn't like the problem I have, right?Why? Fighting fighting. Same same.Yeah, but you knew karate.Someone always know more.You mean there were times when you were scared to fight?Always scare. Miyagi hate fighting.Yeah, but you like karate.So?So, karate's fighting. You train to fight.That what you think?[pondering] No.Then why train?[thinks] So I won't have to fight.[laughs] Miyagi have hope for you.
Mr. Miyagi
Daniel Larusso
Your friend, all karate student, eh?Friend? Oh, yeah, those guys.Problem: attitude.No the problem is, I'm getting my ass kicked every other day, that's the problem.Hai, because boys have bad attitude. Karate for defense only.That's not what these guys are taught.Hai - can see. No such thing as bad student, only bad teacher. Teacher say, student do.Oh, great, that solves everything for me. I'll just go down to the school and straighten it out with the teacher, no problem.Now use head for something other than target.
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