"The opponents and I are really one. My strength and skills only half of the equation. The other half is theirs. An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours creates a certain result."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Sadaharu Oh on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Sadaharu Oh on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Sadaharu Oh on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Sadaharu Oh on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Sadaharu Oh on Ernest Hemingway