Uncle Iroh Quotes (Inspirational Sayings from Avatar: The Last Airbender) : Current School News

Uncle Iroh Quotes (Inspirational Sayings from Avatar: The Last Airbender)

Filed in Quote by on August 17, 2022

Prince Zuko‘s mentor and uncle is Iroh, also known as general Iroh, a wise character from the anime series “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” Learn more from these wise quotes and sayings.

Uncle Iroh Quotes

Uncle Iroh Quotes

Through his lessons and counsel, Uncle Iroh helped his nephew, Avatar, develop the proper values, find his way, and mature into a better man. Read on to get inspired too!

1. “Who knew floating on a piece of driftwood for three weeks, with no food or water, and sea vultures waiting to pluck out your liver, could make one so tense!”

2. “You sound like my nephew, always thinking that you need to do things on your own without anyone’s support. There is nothing wrong with letting people who love you help you.”

3. “Understanding others, the other elements, the other nations, will help you become whole.”

4. “Protection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love.”

5. “Sick of tea? That’s like being sick of breathing!”

6. “I know you’re not supposed to cry over spilled tea, but it’s just so sad!”

7. “So this is how the great Commander Zhao acts in defeat? Disgraceful. Even in exile, my nephew is more honorable than you. Thanks again for the tea. It was delicious.”

8. “Someone new must take the throne. An idealist with a pure heart, and unquestionable honor.”

9. “It’s a lovely night for a walk. Why don’t you join me? It would clear your head. Or, just stay in your room and sit in the dark. Whatever makes you happy.”

10. “The stomach is the source of energy in your body. It is called the sea of chi. Only in my case, it is more like a vast ocean”     “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

11. “So this is how the great Commander Zhao acts in defeat? Disgraceful… Thanks again for the tea. It was delicious.”

Inspiring Quotes

12. “At my age, there is only one big surprise left, and I’d just as soon leave it a mystery.”

13. “Delectable tea or deadly poison.”

14. “Is it your own destiny? Or is it a destiny someone else has tried to force on you?”

15. “There is nothing wrong with letting people who love you, help you. Not that I love you. I just met you.”

16. “While it is always best to believe in oneself, a little help from others can be a great blessing.”

Uncle Iroh Quotes

17. “You are not the man you used to be. You are stronger and wiser and freer than you ever used to be. And now you have come at the crossroads of destiny. It’s time for you to choose. It’s time for you to choose good.”

18. “More tea, please!”

19. “Earth is the element of substance. The people of the Earth Kingdom are diverse and strong, they are persistent and enduring.”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

20. “No! zuko! you must never give into despair. you must never give in to despair, allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts.”

21. “Ick! This tea is nothing more than hot leaf juice!”

22. “Sometimes life is like this dark tunnel. you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you just keep moving, you will come to a better place.”

23. “It is important to draw wisdom from many different places. if we take it from only one place, it becomes rigid and stale.”

24. There are reasons each of us are born, we have to find those reasons.”

25. “Leaves from the vine, Falling so slow, like fragile, tiny shells, drifting in the foam.”

Great Quotes

26. “Sometimes, the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.”

27. “So I was thinking about names for my new tea shop… how about… the Jasmine Dragon? It’s dramatic, poetic… has a nice ring to it.”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

28. “Many things that seem threatening in the dark become welcoming when we shine a light on them.”

29. “Is it your own destiny? or is it a destiny someone else has tried to force on you?”

30. “We’ve had the struggle just to get by, but it’s nothing to be ashamed of.”

31. “Good times become good memories, but bad times make good lessons.”

32. “Who knew floating on a piece of driftwood for three weeks, with no food or water, and sea vultures waiting to pluck out your liver, could make one so tense!”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

33. “Good times become good memories, but bad times make good lessons.”

34. “The stomach is the source of energy in your body. It is called the sea of chi. Only in my case, it is more like a vast ocean.”

Uncle Iroh Quotes

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35. “It’s a lovely night for a walk. Why don’t you join me? It would clear your head.”

36. “Follow your passion and life will reward you.”

37. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again.”

38. “There is nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity. I suggest you think about what it is that you want from your life, and why.”   “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

39. “Goodbye, everyone, today, destiny is our friend, I know it.”

40. “In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength.”

41. “A man needs his rest.”

42. “You have light and peace inside of you. If you let it out, you can change the world around you.”

43. “The Air Nomads detached themselves from worldly concerns, and they found peace and freedom. And they apparently had great senses of humor.”

44. “Good tea is its own reward.”

45. “You are going through a metamorphosis, my nephew. It will not be a pleasant experience but when you come out of it. You will be the beautiful prince you were always meant to be.”

46. “Your critical decision – what you did beneath that lake. It was such a conflict with your image of yourself that you are now at war within your own mind and body.”

47. “Are you so busy fighting you cannot see your own ship has set sail?”

48. “Understanding others, the other elements, the other nations, will help you become whole.”

49. “There is nothing wrong with letting people who love you help you.”

50. “You must never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts.”    

 51. “You struggled. You suffered. But you have always followed your own path.”

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52. “It’s time for you to look inward and start asking yourself the big question: who are you and what do you want?”

53. “At my age, there is only one big surprise left, and I’d just as soon leave it a mystery.”

54. “Destiny is a funny thing. You never know how things are going to work out. But if you keep an open mind and an open heart, I promise you will find your own destiny someday.”

55. “I was never angry with you. I was sad because I was afraid you’d lost your way.”

56. “Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not.”  “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

57. “When you’re in your darkest place, you give yourself hope and that’s inner strength.”

58. “Zuko, it’s time we had a talk…about your hair. It’s gone too far!”

59. “No. Someone new must take the throne. An idealist with a pure heart, and unquestionable honor. It has to be you, Prince Zuko.”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

60. “Evil and good are always at war inside you, Zuko. It is in your nature, your legacy. But there is a bright side. What happened generations ago can be resolved now, by you.”

61. “Lightning is a pure expression of firebending without aggression. It is not fueled by rage or emotion the way other firebending is. Some call lightning the cold-blooded fire.”

62. “It is the combination of the four elements in one person that makes the avatar so powerful. but it can make you more powerful too.”

63. “Don’t let plans get in the way of journey.”

64. “Zuko, it’s time we had a talk…about your hair. It’s gone too far!”

Uncle Iroh Motivational Quotes

65. “Even in the material world, you will find that if you look for the light, you can often find it…but if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see.”

66. “Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.”

67. “Air is the element of freedom. The Air Nomads detached themselves from worldly concerns, and they found peace and freedom. And they apparently had great senses of humor.”

68. “perfection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love.”

69. There is nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity. I suggest you think about what it is that you want from your life, and why.”

70. “It is usually best to admit mistakes when they occur, and to seek to restore honor.”

71. “You’re looking at the rare white dragon bush. Its leaves make a tea so delicious it’s heartbreaking! That, or it’s the white jade bush, which is poisonous.”

Inspirational quotes

72. “Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not.”

73. “Fire is the element of power. The people of the Fire Nation have desire and will, and the energy and drive to achieve what they want.”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

74. “Fire is the element of power. The people of the Fire Nation have desire and will, and the energy and drive to achieve what they want.”

75. “You should know this is not a natural sickness. But that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying tea.”

76. “I poured your tea because I wanted to and for no other reasons.”

77. “Little soldier boy comes marching home.”

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78. “Water is the element of change. The people of the Water Tribes are capable of adapting to many things. They have a sense of community and love that holds them together through anything.”

79. “Who would have thought that, after all these years, I would return to the scene of my greatest military disgrace…as a tourist!”    “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

80. “Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life’s true delights.”

81. “You sound like my nephew, always thinking that you need to do things on your own without anyone’s support.

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82. “It is usually best to admit mistakes when they occur, and to seek to restore honor”.

83. “Power in firebending comes from the breath, not the muscle!”

84. There are many sad and incredible Uncle Iroh quotes as well, but those about tea are our favorite!

85. “While it is always best to believe in oneself, a little help from others can be a great blessing.”

Encouragement Quotes

86. “Who would have thought that, after all these years, I would return to the scene of my greatest military disgrace… as a tourist!”

87. “It is time for you to look inward, and start asking yourself the big questions.”

88. “In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself…that is the meaning of inner strength.”     “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

89. “I was never angry with you. I was sad, because I was afraid you’d lose your way.”

90. “A brother killing a brother to grab power. The only way for this to end peacefully is for the Avatar to defeat the Firelord.”

91. “The only thing better than finding something you are looking for is finding something you weren’t looking for at a great bargain!”

92. “You must look within yourself to save yourself from your other self. only then will your true self reveal itself.”     “Uncle Iroh Quotes”

93. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time, more wisely

94. “The coin is appreciated…but not as much as your smile.”

95. “Destiny is a funny thing. You never know how things are going to work out. But if you keep an open mind and an open heart, I promise you will find your own destiny someday.”

96. “A man needs his rest.”

Uncle Iroh was a fire bending master who could breathe fire. He was also known as the Dragon of the West. He was a very intelligent individual who, after leaving his position as a general, opened a Jasmine Dragon Tea shop.

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CSN Team.

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