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    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."


    We should take this very seriously when going through life. From starting college to trying something new, this is great advice for us all.

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


    We shouldn't see failure as a bad thing but look at it as a way to grow from our experiences.

    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

    A reminder that help can often be found in the most unexpected of places.

    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

    Bad things happen, but we can learn from them.

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


    The sooner we admit our mistakes, the easier life will be.

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

    Uncle Iroh training Zuko

    We can learn many different things, from many different experiences.

    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

    We all need to find ourselves eventually.

    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

    Meeting new people can be a fun and exciting experience.

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

    Uncle Iroh embracing Zuko

    We all need hope at some point in our life.

    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

    We never know what will be waiting at the end, and we'll never know if we don't keep moving forward.

    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."


    This one basically speaks for itself!

    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

    Always accept help from someone when offered. You don't have to do everything alone.

    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

    Being too prideful can be a one-way ticket to your downfall.

    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

    Whether we choose to act or not doesn't stop life from continuing on. This is definitely something we all forget sometimes.

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