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A collection of quotes and sayings by Morihei Ueshiba on love, peace, art, martial, aikido, power, samurai, hope, inspiration, religion, warriors and peace.

15 Great Quotes By Morihei Ueshiba That Will Inspire You To Push Your Limits

Quick Facts

Famous As: Martial Artist

Born On: December 14, 1883

Died On: April 26, 1969

Born In: Tanabe

Died At Age: 85

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.
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The divine is not something high above us. It is in heaven, it is in earth, it is inside us

Morihei Ueshiba

Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.

Morihei Ueshiba

When you bow deeply to the universe, it bows back; when you call out the name of God, it echoes inside you.

Morihei Ueshiba

The Art of Peace is the religion that is not a religion; it perfects and completes all religions.

Morihei Ueshiba

Loyalty and devotion lead to bravery. Bravery leads to the spirit of self-sacrifice. The spirit of self-sacrifice creates trust in the power of love.

Morihei Ueshiba

The penetrating brilliance of swords Wielded by followers of the Way Strikes at the evil enemy Lurking deep within Their own souls and bodies.

Morihei Ueshiba

May you be happy, may you be well may you be peaceful and at ease may you be filled with loving kindness And compassion for all beingslk

Morihei Ueshiba

Those who are possessed by nothing possess everything.

Morihei Ueshiba

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.

Morihei Ueshiba

Fill yourself with Ki, invite the attack.

Morihei Ueshiba

Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.

Morihei Ueshiba

Your spirit is the true shield.

Morihei Ueshiba

To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.

Morihei Ueshiba

Do not fail to learn from The pure voice of an Ever-flowing mountain stream Splashing over the rocks.

Morihei Ueshiba

One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.

Morihei Ueshiba