Morihei Ueshiba was a legendary Japanese martial artist known as the founder of the martial art ‘Aikido’. He was interested in martial arts and got into learning it at an early age. He also served the Japanese army during the Russo-Japanese War. After completing his service he returned to his hometown and became actively involved in politics while training under the great Masakatsu Nakai. He further shifted to Hokkaido where he started off as a leader for a group of farmers and met Takeda Sokaku the founder of a famous Japanese martial art. Takeda inspired him to leave Hokkaido to go through a severe training which helped him achieve his license as a teacher. After getting the highest achievable license he started a spiritual training and attained spiritual enlightenment which gave him the power to turn all his rivals into his disciples. He further became the principal trainer of the Kenkoku University where he promoted ‘aikido’, which was founded by him. He was honored with various awards and accolades including the ‘Japanese Medal of Honor'. Here are some notable quotes by the finest artist which have been scanned from his work and life. Go through the quotations and sayings by Morihei Ueshiba.