"Nothing is more harmful to the world than a martial art that is not effective in actual self-defense." -- Motobu Choki

"Follow not in the footsteps of the masters, but rather seek what they sought" –  Unknown

"When your temper rises, lower your fists - when your fists rise, lower your temper." -- Chojun Miyagi

"Learning is a never-ending process. Shodan is exactly what it means;  the beginning of serious learning" -- Seigo Tada (1922-1997), Founder of Seigokan