I am not a particularly dedicated fan of Star Wars. But my two sons are—and it amazes me how, 30 years after I first watched this movie when I was in third grade, my now third grade son is just as fascinated by these stories and their universal messages as I was then.
Yoda models the perfect blend of qualities for teachers, parents, mentors, coaches, and those who guide others.
Here are the 12 most insightful quotes of Yoda. Read them, you must.
1. Hard to see, the dark side is.
2. Truly wonderful the mind of a child is.
3. Great warrior, hmm? Wars not make one great.
4. Already know you that which you need.
5. Size matters not.
6. Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
7. Mind what you have learned. Save you it can.