These 14 Uncle Iroh Quotes From "Avatar: The Last Airbender" Are Honestly Kind Of Life-Changing

    Uncle Iroh drops some serious words of wisdom.

    1. "There is nothing wrong with a life of peace and prosperity. I suggest you think about what it is you want from your life."

    2. "Failure is only the opportunity to begin again. Only this time more wisely."

    3. "Sometimes, the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else."

    The spirit of iroh speaking to a young korra in the spirit realm

    4. "Good times become good memories, but bad times make good lessons."

    Iroh imparting this piece of wisdom to zuko as they walk through a city

    5. "It is usually best to admit mistakes when they occur and to seek to restore honor."

    6. "It is important to draw wisdom from many different places."

    Uncle Iroh training Zuko

    7. "It's time for you to look inward and start asking yourself the big questions: who are you and what do you want?"

    Iroh speaking with tough love to Zuko who is planning on doing something he feels pressured to do

    8. "Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life’s true delights."

    Uncle Iroh enjoying a cup of tea with Toph a mountainside

    9. "In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength."

    Uncle Iroh embracing Zuko

    10. "Sometimes life is like [a] 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."

    Aang and Iroh walking through a dark tunnel and then arriving in a beautiful cave full of glowing emeralds

    11. "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 one day."

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

    Iroh and a man who earlier tried to mug him drinking tea together

    13. "Pride is not the opposite of shame but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame."

    Uncle Iroh and Zuko training together

    14. And lastly – "Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not."

    Zuko being grumpy and Iroh imparting some wisdom to change his nephew's perspective

    So, got any other Iroh quotes that aren't listed here? Put them in the comments!