Oogway Quotes in Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016)
Oogway: [the two duel in the Spirit Realm] You've grown stronger!
Kai: Five *hundred* years in the Spirit Realm; you pick up a thing or two.
[brandishes jade amulets]
Kai: I have taken the chi of ever master here!
Oogway: [gasps] No...
Kai: [chuckles] Yes... and soon, I will have *your* power, too!
Oogway: [pleading] When will you realize the more you take, the less you have?
Oogway: Inner peace... inner peace.
[a flower petal falls on his nose]
Oogway: Itchy nose...
Oogway: [to PO] You must save the world.
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.
Oogway: My friend, the panda will never fulfill his destiny, nor you yours, until you let go of the illusion of control.
[points at peach tree]
Oogway: Look at this tree, Shifu. I cannot make it blossom when it suits me, nor make it bear fruit before its time.
Shifu: But there are things we *can* control.
[kicks the tree so that peaches fall]
Shifu: I can control when the fruit will fall!
[he slices a peach and throws the pit to the ground]
Shifu: I can control where to plant the seed! That is no illusion, 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 cannot defeat Tai Lung!
Oogway: [folding dirt over the peach pit] Maybe it *can*, if you are willing to guide it, to nurture it. To believe in it.
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: One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.
Oogway: There are no accidents.
Shifu: [sighs] Yes, I know. You said that already. Twice.
Oogway: Well, that was no accident either.
Oogway: There are no accidents.
Oogway: My time has come.
[hands his staff to Shifu]
Shifu: What? What are you...?
Oogway: You must now continue your journey without me.
Shifu: No! WAIT! Master! You can't leave me!
Oogway: You must believe...
[in a haze of peach blossoms, Oogway ascends to the heavens]
Shifu: But who? Who is worthy to be trusted with the secret to limitless power? To become the Dragon Warrior?
Oogway: I don't know.
Oogway: [walking towards Po] Ah! I see that you have found the Sacred Peach Tree of Heavenly Wisdom!
Po: [Po turns around with a lot of peaches stuffed in his mouth] Is that what this is? I'm so sorry! I just thought it was a regular peach tree!
Oogway: I understand. You eat when you are upset.
Po: Upset? I'm not upset. Why, what makes you think I'm upset?
Oogway: So why *are* you upset?
Po: [sighs] I probably sucked more today than anybody in the history of kung fu. In the history of China. In the history of sucking!
Po: [dazed] What are you pointing at? Oh! Okay. Sorry, I just wanted to see who the Dragon Warrior was.
Oogway: How interesting.
Tigress: Master, are you pointing at... me?
[Moves around, Oogway's finger follows him]
Oogway: [Raising Po's arm with his stick] The universe has brought us the Dragon Warrior!
Tigress, Crane, Monkey, Mantis, Viper: What?
Mr. Ping: WHAT?
Oogway: Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, but Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.
Shifu: Master! I have... it's very bad news!
Oogway: Ah, Shifu. There is just news. There is no good or bad.
Shifu: Master, your vision. Your vision was right! Tai-Lung has broken out of prison! He's on his way!
Oogway: That IS bad news.
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