Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American martial artist, actor, philosopher, filmmaker, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do.He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media, and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.

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If you truly love life, don't waste time because time is what life is made of.

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.

Don’t fear failure, in great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

To hell with circumstances, I create opportunities.

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.

The less effort the faster and more powerful you will be.

Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.

A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.

I fear not the man who has practiced 10 000 kicks once but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10 000 times.

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.

Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.

Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.

Man the living creature the creating individual is always more important than any established style or system.

Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them.

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.

As you think so shall you become.

If you always put limit on everything you do physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus and you must not stay there you must go beyond them.

Knowledge will give you power but character respect.

You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.

To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

Always be yourself express yourself have faith in yourself do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.

The possession of anything begins in the mind.

Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame very pretty often hot and fierce but still only light and flickering. As love grows older our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals deep-burning and unquenchable.

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing you'll never get it done.

Obey the principles without being bound by them.

To me the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way and martial arts is nothing at all special, the closer to the true way of martial arts the less wastage of expression there is.

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.

Real living is living for others.

If you love life don't waste time for time is what life is made up of.

All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.