Kungfu panda philosophy

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Po: Maybe I should just quit and go back to making noodles. Oogway: Quit, don't quit? Noodles, don't noodles? You are too concerned about what was and what will be. There is a saying: yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift.That is why it is called the "present."

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A slideshow of philosophical quotes from the movie kung fu panda

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Po: Maybe I should just quit and go back to making noodles.Oogway: Quit, don't quit? Noodles, don't noodles? You are too concerned about what was and what will be.There is a saying: yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift.That is why it is called the "present."

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Oogway ( to Shifu ) : Your mind is like this water my friend , when it is agitated it becomes difficult to see . But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear .

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Master Oogway: The Panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours. Until you let go of the illusion of control. Shifu: Illusion?

Shifu: The Panda?! That panda is not the Dragon Warrior, he wasn’t even meant to be here! It was an accident.Master Oogway: There are no accidents.Shifu: Yes, I know. You’ve said that already, twice.Master Oogway: Well, that was no accident either.Shifu: Thrice.

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Master Oogway: Yes. Look at this tree. I can not make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before it’s time.Shifu: But there are things we can control. I can control when the fruit will fall & I can control where to plant the seed. That is no illusion! [Shifu swiftly karate chops the tree & fruit falls to the ground, - & on his head.]

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Master Oogway: Ah, yes. But no matter what you do that seed will grow to be a peach tree. You may wish for an apple, or an orange, but you will get a peach.Shifu: But a peach can not defeat, Tai Lung [the enemy]!Master Oogway: Maybe it can. If you are willing to guide it, to nurture it, to believe in it.

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Shifu: But how? How? I need your help, master.Oogway: No. You just need to believe. Promise me, Shifu. Promise me you will believe.Shifu: I... I will try.Oogway: Good. [Sees petals floating around him] My time has come. You must continue your journey without me. [Hands Shifu his staff]

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Shifu: What? What are you...?Oogway: You must now continue your journey without me. Shifu: No! WAIT! You cannot leave me, Master!Oogway: You must believe...Shifu: MASTER![in a haze of peach blossoms, Oogway ascends to the heavens]

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Mr. Ping: The secret ingredient is... nothing!Po: Huh?Mr. Ping: You heard me. Nothing! There is no secret ingredient.Po: Wait, wait... it's just plain old noodle soup? You don't add some kind of special sauce or something?

Mr. Ping: Don't have to. To make something special you just have to believe it's special.[Po looks at the scroll again, and sees his reflection in it]Po: There is no secret ingredient…