"When an opponent comes forward, move in and greet him if he wants to pull back, send him on his way."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Morihei Ueshiba on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Morihei Ueshiba on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Morihei Ueshiba on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Morihei Ueshiba on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Morihei Ueshiba on Michael Jordan
"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."