Pat Morita Quotes

I'm awkward at these things. Just being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Karate Kid was a real surprise and I was a little uncomfortable.

I've been working on my autobiography just pecking away in longhand. The more you write the more you remember. The more you remember the more detail you recall. It's not all pleasant!

I still have a young attitude.

Look eye! Always look eye!

I began in an era where four-letter words were not allowed.

Whole life have balance. Everything be better. Understand?

Thanks to the Japanese and Geronimo John Wayne became a millionaire.

I went from being an ailing child to a public enemy.

You may have heard that back in the States there are some people who are smoking grass. I don't know how you feel but it's sure easier than cutting the stuff.

I never was able to do karate. That's calling me a good actor. I act like I can do anything.

I didn't have a childhood.

The idea of a Japanese comedian was not only a rarity it was non-existent.

Only in America could you get away with the kind of comedy I did.

Canvas. J.C. Penney. $3.98. You like?

I don't know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past.

My fame is largely due to young people theyre the first ones to discover me

Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me.

It's been a career filled with very low valleys and some wonderful high peaks.

I'm in semi-retirement but what am I going to retire to? I don't ride horses I don't golf anymore. I shoot a game of pool every now and then.

A lot happens in 20 years.