"Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Morihei Ueshiba on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Morihei Ueshiba on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Morihei Ueshiba on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Morihei Ueshiba on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Morihei Ueshiba on Winston Churchill
"One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train."
"There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within."
"The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land."
"To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace."
"Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love."