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Quotes by Bruce Lee (Page 2 of 2)

Quote: Don't ignore the five senses in search of a sixth. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Don't ignore the five senses in search of a sixth.


Quote: We do not become. We simply are. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

We do not become. We simply are.


Quote: No matter what, you must let your inner 
 light guide you out of the darkness. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

No matter what, you must let your inner
light guide you out of the darkness.


Quote: Understanding requires not just a moment of perception, but a continuous awareness, a continuous state of inquiry without conclusion. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Understanding requires not just a moment of perception, but a continuous awareness, a continuous state of inquiry without conclusion.


Quote: If you knew you had to fight for your life tomorrow, would you change your training today? by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

If you knew you had to fight for your life tomorrow, would you change your training today?


Quote: Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light.


Quote: Either push your limits or die. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Either push your limits or die.


Quote: Get maximum effect from minimum effort. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Get maximum effect from minimum effort.


Quote: To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old,' you derive security; from the 'new,' you gain the flow. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old,' you derive security; from the 'new,' you gain the flow.


Quote: Water can flow, or it can crash. Be water, my friend. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Water can flow, or it can crash. Be water, my friend.


Quote: Your state of mind is everything. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Your state of mind is everything.


Quote: The poorer we are inwardly, the more we try to enrich ourselves outwardly. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

The poorer we are inwardly, the more we try to enrich ourselves outwardly.


Quote: When you say that something is impossible, you have made it impossible. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

When you say that something is impossible, you have made it impossible.


Quote: 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. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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.


Quote: All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.


Quote: Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water. Now you put water in a cup, it becomes the cup; You put water into a bottle it becomes the bottle; You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.


Quote: I think of myself as a human being. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

I think of myself as a human being.


Quote: Mistakes are always forgivable if one has the courage to admit them. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Willing is not enough; We must do. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Willing is not enough; We must do.


Quote: The strongest is he that makes use of his opponent's strength -- be the bamboo tree which bends toward the wind; and when the wind ceases, it springs back stronger than before. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

The strongest is he that makes use of his opponent's strength -- be the bamboo tree which bends toward the wind; and when the wind ceases, it springs back stronger than before.


Quote: Nothing in the world is more yielding and softer than water; yet it penetrates the hardest. Insubstantial, it enters where no room is. It is so fine that it is impossible to grasp a handful of it; strike it, yet it does not suffer hurt; stab it, and it is not wounded. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of Bruce Lee quote; white text on black background

Nothing in the world is more yielding and softer than water; yet it penetrates the hardest. Insubstantial, it enters where no room is. It is so fine that it is impossible to grasp a handful of it; strike it, yet it does not suffer hurt; stab it, and it is not wounded.


Quote: Yielding will overcome anything superior to itself; its strength is boundless. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Yielding will overcome anything superior to itself; its strength is boundless.


Quote: One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity.


Quote: Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy.


Quote: With every adversity comes a blessing because a shock acts as a reminder to oneself that we must not get stale in routine. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

With every adversity comes a blessing because a shock acts as a reminder to oneself that we must not get stale in routine.


Quote: Do not have an attitude, open yourself and focus yourself and express yourself. Reject external form that fails to express internal reality. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Do not have an attitude, open yourself and focus yourself and express yourself. Reject external form that fails to express internal reality.


Quote: Fluidity is the way to an empty mind. You must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Fluidity is the way to an empty mind. You must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying.


Quote: Learning is never cumulative, it is a movement of knowing which has no beginning and no end. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Learning is never cumulative, it is a movement of knowing which has no beginning and no end.


Quote: A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.


Quote: My style? You can call it the art of fighting without fighting. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

My style? You can call it the art of fighting without fighting.


Quote: Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.


Quote: Moving, be like water. Still, be like a mirror. Respond like an echo. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Moving, be like water. Still, be like a mirror. Respond like an echo.


Quote: Absence in love is like water upon fire; a little quickens, but much extinguishes it. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Absence in love is like water upon fire; a little quickens, but much extinguishes it.


Quote: Masters in all branches of art must first be masters in living, for the soul creates everything. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Masters in all branches of art must first be masters in living, for the soul creates everything.


Quote: If every man would help his neighbor, no man would be without help. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

If every man would help his neighbor, no man would be without help.


Quote: To doubt is to think, and thought is the only thing in the universe whose existence cannot be denied, because to deny is to think. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

To doubt is to think, and thought is the only thing in the universe whose existence cannot be denied, because to deny is to think.


Quote: Humility forms the basis of honor, just as the low ground forms the foundation of a high elevation. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Humility forms the basis of honor, just as the low ground forms the foundation of a high elevation.


Quote: False teachers of the Way of life use flowery words. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

False teachers of the Way of life use flowery words.


Quote: The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.


Quote: A purpose is the eternal condition of success. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

A purpose is the eternal condition of success.


Quote: What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become.


Quote: A goal is not always meant to be reached. It often serves simply as something to aim at. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: It is not how much you have learned, but how much you have absorbed in what you have learned. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

It is not how much you have learned, but how much you have absorbed in what you have learned.


Quote: I don't know what is the meaning of death, but I am not afraid to die -- and I go on, non-stop, going forward. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

I don't know what is the meaning of death, but I am not afraid to die -- and I go on, non-stop, going forward.


Quote: Be a calm beholder of what is happening around you. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Be a calm beholder of what is happening around you.


Quote: What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.


Quote: This achieving the center, being grounded in one's self, is about the highest state a human being can achieve. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

This achieving the center, being grounded in one's self, is about the highest state a human being can achieve.


Quote: I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.


Quote: To understand your fear is the beginning of really seeing. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

To understand your fear is the beginning of really seeing.


Quote: There can be no initiative if one has fear, and fear compels us to cling to tradition, gurus, etc. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

There can be no initiative if one has fear, and fear compels us to cling to tradition, gurus, etc.


Quote: Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Action is a high road to self-confidence and esteem.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Action is a high road to self-confidence and self-esteem.


Quote: Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.


Quote: Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Forget about winning and losing; forget about pride and pain. Let your opponent graze your skin and you smash into his flesh; let him smash into your flesh and you fracture his bones; let him fracture your bones and you take his life! Do not be concerned with escaping safely- lay your life before him!!


Quote: Yesterday's dreams are often tomorrow's realities. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Yesterday's dreams are often tomorrow's realities.


Quote: I cannot teach you, only help you to explore yourself, nothing more. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

I cannot teach you, only help you to explore yourself, nothing more.


Quote: One will never get any more than he thinks he can get. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

One will never get any more than he thinks he can get.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

One will never get any more than he thinks he can get. YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES. Look back and see your progress - damn the torpedo, full speed ahead!


Quote: Bring the mind into sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere. The mind must be emancipated from old habits, prejudices, restrictive thought processes and even ordinary thought itself. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

Bring the mind into sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere. The mind must be emancipated from old habits, prejudices, restrictive thought processes and even ordinary thought itself.


Quote: The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.


Quote: You just wait. I'm going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.


Quote: The possession of anything begins in the mind. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

The possession of anything begins in the mind.


Quote: It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


Quote: If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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

Longer Version/[Notes]:

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Make at least one definite move daily toward you goal.


Quote: If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of. by author Bruce Lee overlaid on photo of photo of author Bruce Lee with quote

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


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