“It is neccessary to develop a strategy that utilizes all the physical conditions and elements that are directly at hand.  The best strategy relies upon an unlimited set of responses.”
~Morihei Ueshiba

“Aikido is the way and principle of harmonizing Heaven, Earth, and Man.”
~Morihei Ueshiba

“The key to good technique is to keep your hands, feet, and hips straight and centered.  If you are centered, you can move freely.  The physical center is your belly; if your mind is set there as well, you are assured of victory in any endeavor.”
~ Morihei Ueshiba

"Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before the fight, while the ignorant fight to win”
~Morihei Ueshiba

 

"Non-resistance is one of principle of Aikido. Because there is no resistance, you have won before even starting. People whose mind are evil or who enjoy fighting are defeated without a fight”
~Morihei Ueshiba