Bruce Lee

Martial Artist. Philosopher. Actor. Director. Screenwriter. Producer

November 27, 1940 - July 20, 1973

November 27, 1940 - July 20, 1973

Martial Artist. Philosopher. Actor. Director. Screenwriter. Producer


99 Greatest Quotes By Bruce Lee

Are you going to let the obstacles in your life be stumbling blocks or stepping stones? Choose the positive. You are the master of your attitude. Bruce Lee
Real living is living for others. Bruce Lee
Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousn ess. Bruce Lee
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Bruce Lee
To change with change is the changeless state. Bruce Lee
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. Bruce Lee
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory. Bruce Lee
When you feel pain, you know that you are still alive. Bruce Lee
Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. Bruce Lee
Your state of mind is everything. Bruce Lee
A person cannot forget someone who is good to them. Bruce Lee
Every man today is the result of his thoughts yesterday. Bruce Lee
In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature. Bruce Lee
The More we value things, the less we value ourselves. Bruce Lee
When you say that something is impossible, you have made it impossible. Bruce Lee
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. Bruce Lee
In order to realize our true self we must be willing to live without being dependent upon the opinion of others. Bruce Lee
People fear what they do not understand. Bruce Lee
Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick. Bruce Lee
Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, add what is uniquely your own. Bruce Lee
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of. Bruce Lee
As you think, so shall you become. Bruce Lee
Do not run away; let go. Do not seek; for it will come when least expected. Bruce Lee
One great cause of failure is lack of concentration. Bruce Lee
Be happy, but never satisfied. Bruce Lee
If you knew you had to fight for your life tomorrow, would you change your training today? Bruce Lee
You must accept the fact that there is no help but self-help. I cannot tell you how to gain freedom since freedom exists within you. Bruce Lee
Give up thinking as though not giving it up. Observe techniques as though not observing. Bruce Lee
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water. Be water, my friend. Bruce Lee
The more aware you become, the more you shed from day to day what you have learned so that your mind is always fresh and uncontaminated by previous conditioning. Bruce Lee
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee
You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. Bruce Lee
Self-will seems to be the only virtue that takes no account of man-made laws. Bruce Lee
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. Bruce Lee
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. Bruce Lee
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. Bruce Lee
We are told that talent creates opportunity, yet it is desire that creates talent. Bruce Lee
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. Bruce Lee
Stop wasting time in playing a role or a concept. Instead, learn to ACTUALIZE YOURSELF, your potential. Bruce Lee
Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning. Bruce Lee
Learning is a constant process of discovery - a process without end. Bruce Lee
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. Bruce Lee
The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits. Bruce Lee
Concentration is the root of all the higher abilities in man. Bruce Lee
Let nature take its course and your tools will strike at the right moment. Bruce Lee
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do. Bruce Lee
Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain. Bruce Lee
Emotion can be the enemy, if you give into your emotion, you lose yourself. You must be at one with your emotion, because the body always follows the mind. Bruce Lee
The possession of anything begins in the mind. Bruce Lee
Independent inquiry is needed in your search for truth, not dependence on anyone else's view or a mere book. Bruce Lee
There are no limits. If it kills you, it kills you. A man must constantly exceed his level. Bruce Lee
I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine. Bruce Lee
Obey the principles without being bound by them. Bruce Lee