In the Star Wars Universe, the wise and ancient Jedi Master Yoda once said, “Do or do not. There is no try.”
In today’s world, we can apply this powerful message, along with other wise and insightful Star Wars quotes from Yoda to inspire our kids and share some important life lessons.
In our modern world of technology, movies, and television, kids watch and learn from some pretty influential characters. Star Wars is one of the most popular movies out there, and has inspired not only adults but kids of all ages.
Here are some of the best quotes by Yoda that should inspire you, your children, and maybe even your pets!
Best Yoda Quotes
Some of Yoda’s most wise memorable quotes from The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Phantom Menace and all of the other Star Wars movies.
Feel the force!
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”
“In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.”
“Truly wonderful the mind of a child is”
“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny. Consume you, it will.”
“Patience you must have, my young Padawan.”
“Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.”
“Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is.”
“Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose”
“Powerful you have become, the dark side I sense in you”
“Control, control, you must learn control!”
“Great warrior, Wars not make one great.”
“You will find only what you bring in”
“Named must your fear be before banish it you can.”
“Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future”
“On many long journeys have I gone. And waited, too, for others to return from journeys of their own. Some return. some are broken. some come back so different only their names remain.”
“You will know (the good from the bad) when you are calm, at peace. Passive.”
“A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.”
“The dark side clouds everything. Impossible to see the light, the future is.”
“To be Jedi is to face the truth, and choose. Give off light, or darkness, Padawan. Be a candle, or the night.”
“Always more questions than answers, there are”
“Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view”
“In the end, cowards are those who follow the dark side.”
“Do not assume anything Obi Wan”
“Smaller in number are we, but larger in mind.”
“Your path, you must decide.”
“For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us.”
“Luminous beings are we…not this crude matter.”
“To answer power with power, the Jedi way this is not. In this war, a danger there is, of losing who we are.”
“You think Yoda stops teaching, just because his student does not want to hear? A teacher Yoda is. Yoda teaches like drunkards drink, like killers kill.”
“Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice.”
If no mistake you have made, losing you are. A different game you should play. Yoda
“Ready are you? What know you of ready? For eight hundred years have I trained Jedi. My own counsel will I keep on who is to be trained. A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind.”
“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.”
“Listening to music sometimes, a window opens and happy you are”
“No longer certain, that one ever does win a war, I am. For in fighting the battles, the bloodshed, already lost we have. Yet, open to us a path remains. That unknown to the Sith is. Through this path, victory we may yet find. Not victory in the Clone Wars, but victory for all time.”
“Happens to every guy sometimes this does.”
“Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.”
“Only the Dark Lord of the Sith knows of our weakness. If informed the senate is, multiply our adversaries will.”
“Already know you that which you need.”
“You must unlearn what you have learned. Much to learn you still have, my Old Padawan.”
“Just disconnect. Once in a day sometime, sit silently and from all connections disconnect yourself.”
“The greatest teacher, failure is.”
“Luke, we are what they grow beyond. That is the true burden of all masters.”
“Pass on what you have learned.”
“The more we learn, the more we discover how much we do not know.”
“Ah, strong am I with the Force, but not that strong. Twilight is upon me, and soon, night must fall. That is the way of things. The way of the Force”
“Age more than a count of heartbeats is. Age is how many mistakes you have made.”
“Better things than fighting, should a Jedi Master be doing! Seeking wisdom. Finding balance.”
“Arduous is discovering oneself, going on the greatest exploration it is.”
“Out of acceptance comes wisdom. Not an acquirement wisdom is, not knowledge wisdom is, not information. This quality of tremendous acceptance is wisdom”
“A Jedi always sought to avoid a conflict. Infinitely more ways there are to reach a goal, Yoda had said many times. Try them all, you should”
“Never step in the same river twice can you. Each time the river hurries on. Each time he that steps has changed.”
“Of the moment, be. In the moment, live. The art of remaining in the present, learn. Neither the past nor the future exists”
“To live totally fear allows you not, hold you back it always does.”
Yoda’s Words of Wisdom
Yoda, arguably the biggest icon of Star Wars films, has so many words of wisdom to share which we can apply to our real life.
Yoda has a quality of tremendous acceptance, a willingness to make mistakes, a love of teaching and learning, and inspires our kids to avoid the easy path and instead push for what is right and good.
Each Yoda quote has an important lesson for young Star Wars fans.
Which of Yoda’s key teachings stands out to you the most?
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