Quotes from Pat Morita movies and TV shows

Investigator Fujitsuka Natsuo: I tell you rest on need-to-know basis
Detective Tony Costas: Need to know? I tell you what I need to know, I need to know why I shouldn't put my foot up your ass!
Investigator Fujitsuka Natsuo: Reason very simple. Most uncomfortable position for both parties. (00:42:15)

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Mahi Mahi: Chief Orman have pretty big influence around here.
Jack Singer: Influence? He lives in a shack.

Mahi Mahi: My name Mahi. Mahi Mahi.
Jack Singer: Like the fish?
Mahi Mahi: Yeah. My father was a fisherman.
Jack Singer: My father left home when I was 5. That's why I'm named Jack, as in, "Jack tell your mother I'm just going out to get the paper."

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Daniel Larusso: I know you don't believe in fighting, but tournament karate isn't exactly fighting.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Not exactly ping-pong, either.

Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Inside you same place you karate come from.
Daniel Larusso: My karate comes from you.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Ah. Only root karate come from Miyagi. Just like bonsai choose own way grow because root strong you choose own way do karate same reason.
Daniel Larusso: I do it your way.
Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: Hai. One day you do own way.

Mr. Kesuke Miyagi: If karate used defend honor, defend life, karate mean something. If karate used defend plastic metal trophy, karate no mean nothing.

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Mr. Miyagi: Remember, best block, no be there.

Miyagi: Daniel-san, never put passion before principle. Even if win, you lose.

Sato: So coward, you return.
Mr. Miyagi: To settle affairs with father.
Sato: And with me.
Mr. Miyagi: Sato, I no fight you.
Sato: Then you die as you have lived: a coward. You see your father. then you SEE ME.

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Miyagi: Wax on... Wax off. Wax on... Wax off.

Daniel: You're the best friend I've ever had.
Miyagi: You... Pretty okay, too.

[Miyagi karate-chops the tops off three beer bottles.]
Daniel: How did you do that? How did you do that?
Miyagi: Don't know. First time.

Miyagi: We make sacred pact. I promise teach karate to you, you promise learn. I say, you do, no questions.

Daniel: Why didn't you tell me?
Miyagi: Tell what?
Daniel: That you knew karate.
Miyagi: You not ask.
Daniel: Well, where'd you learn it?
Miyagi: Father.
Daniel: But I thought he was a fisherman.
Miyagi: In Okinawa, all Miyagi know two things: fish and karate.

Daniel: Hey, where did these old cars come from?
Miyagi: Detroit.

Daniel: When do I learn how to punch?
Miyagi: Better learn balance. Balance is key. Balance good, karate good. Everything good. Balance bad, better pack up, go home. Understand?

Daniel: Wouldn't a fly swatter be easier?
Miyagi: Man who catch fly with chopstick accomplish anything.
Daniel: Ever catch one?
Miyagi: Not yet.

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Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi: Ambition without knowledge is like a boat on dry land.

Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi: Boys are much easier.

Julie Pierce: I wish I had courage like you.
Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi: I wish I had chocolate bar with almonds.

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