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The hit NetFlix show Cobra Kai is one of the most popular shows around and for good reason too! Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z can all relate to the Karate Kid spinoff.
Ralph Macchio (Daniel LaRusso), William Zabka (Johnny Lawrence), and Martin Kove (John Kreese) are all at their best in the comedy-drama and simply put Cobra Kai Is eighties nostalgia done right.
Though the show is missing its share of wise Mr. Miyagi quotes and Miyagism’s it has plenty of inspirational quotes and life lessons from all the characters, especially the ever-evolving Johnny Lawrence.
Below you’ll find the best Cobra Kai quotes to inspire you to become badass, to accept self-responsibility and strike first in life. There’s also some funny Cobra Kai quotes and one-liners that will make you laugh again. Enjoy!
Inspirational Cobra Kai Quotes
Johnny Lawrence Quotes
1. “If I’m extra hard on you, it’s because you have the ability to be better than me.” – Johnny Lawrence
2. “Cobra Kai is about strength, if you’re not strong on the inside, then you can’t be strong on the outside.” – Johnny Lawrence
3. “It doesn’t matter if you’re a loser, a nerd, or a freak, The only thing that matters is that you become badass.” – Johnny Lawrence
4. “The best defense is more offense.” – Johnny Lawrence
5. “I may not always win, but I never back out of a fight.” – Johnny Lawrence
6. “In the real world, you can’t expect people to do what they’re supposed to do.” – Johnny Lawrence
7. “That’s just black paint on a white wall.” – Johnny Lawrence
8. “Back in my day if we want to tease someone, we do it to their face.” – Johnny Lawrence
9. “You know what they say, there’s no such thing as a bad student.” – Johnny Lawrence
10. “You want something, you’ll have to crawl across the floor, use your damn teeth if you have to.” – Johnny Lawrence
11. “Don’t forget, being a badass doesn’t mean be an asshole.” – Johnny Lawrence
12. Quiet! Never “can’t.” Those are just words, they’re meaningless, It’s time to get out of bed and do something. You’re not a kid anymore, the world isn’t just gonna hand it to you. You want something, you’re going to have to crawl across the floor, use your damn teeth if you have to, You’ll have to do whatever it takes. – Johnny Lawrence
13. What, do you want those kids at school to keep dumping shit on your head? You want all the girls to think you’re a wang-less dork? Coz you can stop your training right now, and you can walk outside and let the whole world know you’re a loser. Or you can plant your feet, look your enemy in the eyes AND PUNCH HIM IN THE FACE! – Johnny Lawrence
14. “I’ve got one year to make it all work, and that’s what I’m gonna do – make it work, all of it…” – Johnny Lawrence
15. “I’m not just gonna teach you how to conquer your fears. I’m going to teach you how to awaken the snake within you. And once you do that, you’ll be the ones who’s feared. You’ll build strength. You’ll learn discipline. And when the time is right, you’ll strike back.” – Johnny Lawrence
16. “There’s nothing to fear except for fear itself, that and falling in a bunch of sharp metal and broken glass, so don’t do that!” – Johnny Lawrence
17. “You wanna learn how to kick ass? First you gotta learn how to kick.” – Johnny Lawrence
18. “Eagles don’t get shit on. They’re the ones that do the shitting.” – Johnny Lawrence
19. “I took the easy way out, I gave up.” – Johnny Lawrence
20. “The older you get the more you’re going to learn that life isn’t fair. You wake up one morning feeling great and then life throws a spinning heel kick to your balls and takes a big steaming shit in your mouth… That’s how it goes. Life shows no mercy so neither do we. We do whatever it takes to keep our heads above water. We do whatever it takes to keep moving forward. We do whatever it takes to win. Remember who you are. You’re badass. You don’t give a shit. You kick ass. You’re Cobra Kai.” – Johnny Lawrence
Daniel LaRusso Quotes
21. “When negative feelings overwhelm you, look for the good within yourself.” – Daniel LaRusso
22. “If you have hate in your heart, then you have already lost.” – Daniel LaRusso
23. “You do the right thing cause it’s the right thing to do.” – Daniel LaRusso
24. “You are the only one who can get up when you are down.” – Daniel LaRusso
John Kreese Quotes
25. “A true Cobra feels no sympathy for its meals.” – John Kreese
26. “Life isn’t always fair. Sometimes the world can be cruel. That’s why you have to learn to be cruel yourselves.” – John Kreese
27. “There is no good, there is no bad. Only weak and strong.” – John Kreese
28. “If your mind is agile, so are you.” – John Kreese
29. “All that Miyagi-Do mumbo jumbo, that might score you points in a tournament. But now you’re in the real world kid, you might wanna learn to strike first.” – John Kreese
30. “We won’t just dominate the tournament, we’ll melt this whole snowflake generation.” – John Kreese
31. “We do not train to be merciful here. Mercy is for the weak. Here, in the streets, in competition.” – John Kreese
More Inspirational Cobra Kai Quotes
32. “There’s no honor in being merciless.” – Miguel Diaz
33. “We don’t take no for an answer.” – Miguel Diaz
34. “You just gotta feel the energy and just live in the moment, you know?” – Hawk
35. “Defeat does not exist.” – Hawk
36. “Cool story. Try telling it to someone who gives a shit.” – Robby Keene
37. “I just don’t need to drink to pretend to be cool.” – Robby Keene
38. “I’m gonna have to face him sooner or later. Might as well be today.” – Robby Keene
39. “Everyone’s got a sob story, that doesn’t give you the right to be a bully.” – Samantha LaRusso
40. “It’s different when you are a girl. I mean even when you win, your not cool or tough. They think you are crazy.” – Samantha LaRusso
41. “Sometimes the scars you can’t see are the ones that hurt the most.” – Samantha LaRusso
42. “Alone we are nothing, but if we work together, we have a shot.” – Samantha LaRusso
43. “At least I know who I am. You are still trying to be something you’re not.” – Tory Nichols
44. “The world shows no mercy, so, why should we? Some people have it good, but the rest of us, we have to fight for every inch of what’s ours. Not just to score a point. For everything.” – Tory Nichols
45. “In Japan, you can always visit someone. They speak to us, even when they’re gone.” – Bartender
46. “Never mind your past mistakes, don’t let them determine your future.” – Carmen Diaz
47. “Defense takes on many forms.” – Chozen
48. “In life, we always lose our way. But it is people, not the signs, that guide us back to the right path.” – Kumiko
49. “Put good out in the world and good will come back to you.” – Kumiko
50. “If your enemy insists on war, then you take away their ability to wage it.” – Chozen
51. “There is your side and your side, and then there is the truth. And the truth is, you guys are more alike then you’ll admit.” – Ali Mills
Funny Cobra Kai Quotes
52. “Kicks get chicks.” – Johnny Lawrence
53. “It’s alright. You fell like a champ.” – Johnny Lawrence
54. “When you came into my dojo, you were softer than a babies ass.” – Johnny Lawrence
55. “I didn’t call her a bitch, I said she was bitching at me. There’s a difference… You’re firing me ’cause of that bitch?” – Johnny Lawrence
56. “Drowning’s for pussies. Don’t be a pussy.” – Johnny Lawrence
57. “God, just looking at you makes me feel like a virgin.” – Johnny Lawrence
58. “You should all be proud of yourselves. I know I’m proud. Your parents would be proud too, If you told them what we did here today… Which we won’t!” – Johnny Lawrence
59. “Who’s Molly? That some chick he’s hooking up with?” – Johnny Lawrence
60. “Drink it. It’ll put hair on your balls.” – Johnny Lawrence
61. “I knew she was smart but I figured she was hot enough to avoid work.” – Johnny Lawrence
62. “So your wang can still get tang, nice.” – Johnny Lawrence
63. “I don’t want to screw things up with Miguel, then again, you’re pretty hot.” – Johnny Lawrence
64. “Silver lining, you get to ditch Schwarber.” – Johnny Lawrence
65. “Nice suit, is it made of velvet? Do you sleep in that?” – Johnny Lawrence
66. “You can leave your asthma and your peanut allergies and all that other made-up bullshit outside.” – Johnny Lawrence
67. “Stop drinking the butter!” – Johnny Lawrence
68. “Don’t give me this sexist bullshit, alright. I’m just saying women aren’t meant to fight. They have tiny hollow bones.” – Johnny Lawrence
69. “Word of advice, if you got shit for teeth, don’t smile.” – Johnny Lawrence
70. “When I look around this dojo I don’t see Cobra Kai material. I see losers, I see nerds, I see a fat kid with a funny hat and his tits popping out.” – Johnny Lawrence
71. “…Coz it’s an alpha move man. Babes love it when you treat them like crap.” – Johnny Lawrence
72. “Did you just flinch virgin?” – Johnny Lawrence
73. “I got something on my computer you got to see. And don’t worry, it’s not porno this time.” – Louie LaRusso
74. “I got yelled at, got my ass kicked – and then gave him my money! You know who lives like that? Hookers.” – Demetri
75. Miguel Dias: You don’t know him like I do.
Demetri: yep, that’s hooker talk.
76. Hawk: The doctor said I could be on the spectrum
Johnny Lawrence: I don’t know what that is, but get off it pronto alright?
77. Johnny Lawrence: Nice shirt.
Johnny Lawrence: I’m joking It sucks.
Bonus: Cobra Kai Mottos
Strike First, Strike Hard, No Mercy.
Fear does not exist in this dojo. Pain does not exist in this dojo. Defeat does not exist in this dojo.
Cobra Kai never dies.
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