"I don't really think of things in terms of legacy or where I stand in the history of Nintendo or anything like that."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Shigeru Miyamoto on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Shigeru Miyamoto on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Shigeru Miyamoto on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Shigeru Miyamoto on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Shigeru Miyamoto on Thomas Jefferson
"I think I can make an entirely new game experience, and if I can't do it, some other game designer will."
"I don't think as a creator that I could create an experience that truly feels interactive if you don't have something to hold in your hand, if you don't have something like force feedback that you can feel from the controller."
"Games have grown and developed from this limited in-the-box experience to something that's everywhere now. Interactive content is all around us, networked, ready. This is something I've been hoping for throughout my career."
"Japanese people have a funny habit of abbreviating names."
"Japan actually is an aging population, and so as the population has aged, they have had a lot more problems with health."