Elves have this superhuman strength, yet they're so graceful. Tolkien created them to be angelic spirits, but I also saw Legolas as something out of the Seven Samurai.
— Orlando Bloom

I don't get over the wonder of it, and 'The Last samurai' was an extreme example of that. Every day when I went to the set, I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
Tony Goldwyn samurai quote

I have found that the Way of the samurai is death. This means that when you are compelled to choose between life and death, you must quickly choose death.
— Yamamoto Tsunetomo

Samurai culture did exist really, for hundreds of years and the notion of people trying to create some sort of a moral code, the idea that there existed certain behaviors that could be celebrated and that could be operative in a life.
— Edward Zwick

I'm kind of like a samurai. They say if you want to be a samurai, you can't be afraid of dying, and as soon as you flinch, you get your head cut off. I'm not afraid of losing this business.
— samurai quotation by Yvon Chouinard