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Top 100 Quotes About Bruce Lee

#1. In order to realize our true self we must be willing to live without being dependent upon the opinion of others. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#2. What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#3. It is not what happens that is success or failure, but what it does to the heart of man. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#4. Through my own observations. I am convinced that an absolutely honest and direct inquiry into oneself will lead to understanding. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#5. To reach me, you must move to me. Your attack offers me an opportunity to intercept you. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#6. It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#7. I have always been a martial artist by choice, an actor by profession, but above all, am actualising myself to be an artist of life. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#8. Life is something for which there is no answer; it must be understood from moment to moment. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#9. I'm inspired by my master's movie 'Kerd ma lui,' Bruce Lee's 'Fists of Fury,' and Jackie Chan's 'Police Story.' - Author: Tony Jaa
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#10. Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#11. Do not like, do not dislike; all will then be clear. Make a hairbreadth difference and heaven and earth are set apart. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#12. When the ultimate perfection is attained, the body and limbs perform by themselves what is assigned to them to do with no interference from the mind. The - Author: Bruce Lee
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#13. If every man would help his neighbor, no man would be without help. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#14. Like everyone else, you want to learn the way to win, but never to accept the way to lose - to accept defeat. To learn to die is to be liberated from it. So when tomorrow comes you must free your ambitious mind and learn the art of dying! - Author: Bruce Lee
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#15. Simplicity of expression rather than complexity of form. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#16. Be self aware, rather than a repetitious robot - Author: Bruce Lee
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#17. To tell the truth, I could beat anybody in the world. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#18. Life is never stagnation. It is constant movement, un-rhythmic movement, as we as constant change. Things live by moving and gain strength as they go. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#19. It is useless to try to stir the dirt Out of the muddy water, As it will become murkier. But leave it alone, And if it should be cleared; It will become clear by itself. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#20. Practice makes perfect. After a long time of practicing, our work will become natural, skillfull, swift, and steady. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#21. I threw about 16 punches in 3 seconds. It was some Bruce Lee speed! - Author: David Haye
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#22. I read a Bruce Lee quote that shifted how I'm trying to live my life right now. He said, "Some targets are only meant to be aimed at." Right? And I took that to mean a shift for myself from goal orientation to path orientation. - Author: Will Smith
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#23. After all, all knowledge simply means self-knowledge. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#24. If I tell you I'm good, probably you will say I'm boasting. But if I tell you I'm not good, you'll know I'm lying. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#25. 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. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#26. 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. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#27. Circumstances hell! I make circumstances! - Author: Bruce Lee
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#28. Bruce Lee was an artist and, like him, I try to go beyond the fundamentals of my sport. I want the public to see a knockout in the making. - Author: Sugar Ray Leonard
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#29. I am all styles yet I am no style," said Bruce Lee. - Author: Davis Miller
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#30. Defense is attack, attack is defense, each being the cause and result of the other. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#31. Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#32. Every man today is the result of his thoughts yesterday. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#33. Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#34. To change with change is the changeless state - Author: Bruce Lee
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#35. I used to live in Seattle, as did Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Lee. I lived near the arboretum. Very often I would take walks late at night by Lake Washington, because I found it very easy to meditate there. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#36. An instructor should exemplify the things he seeks to teach. It will be of great advantage if you yourself can do all you ask of your students and more. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#37. Bruce Lee's fast pace, Jet Li's pretty style and Jet Li's acrobatics combine with Muay Thai for my own style. - Author: Tony Jaa
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#38. Choose the positive. You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#39. 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! - Author: Bruce Lee
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#40. 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. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#41. Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong. - Author: Jet Li
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#42. Anxiety is the gap between the NOW and the THEN. So if you are in the NOW, you can't be anxious, because your excitement flows immediately into ongoing spontaneous activity. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#43. In the film industry, we tend to pick up where others have left off, and I'd like to think the influences I picked up from Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sylvester Stallone and Jean-Claude Van Damme are visible in my work. - Author: Scott Adkins
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#44. Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#45. Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#46. If you think a thing is impossible,you'll only make it impossible. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#47. You weren't supposed to hear Elvis Presley. You weren't supposed to hear Jerry Lee Lewis. You weren't supposed to hear Robert Johnson. You weren't supposed to hear Hank Williams. And they told the story of the secret America. - Author: Bruce Springsteen
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#48. Be a practical dreamer backed by action. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#49. The happiness that is derived from excitement is like a brilliant fire- soon it will go out. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#50. For something that is static, fixed, dead, there can be a way or a definite path; but not for anything that is moving and living. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#51. Goals give life substance. - To strive actively to achieve some goal gives your life meaning and substance. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#52. To be bound by traditional martial art style or styles is the way of the mindless, enslaved martial artist. But to be inspired by the traditional martial art and to achieve further heights is the way of genius. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#53. Take inventory of everyone with whom you have contact. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#54. Instead of dedicating your life to actualize a concept of what you should be like, actualize yourself. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#55. You cannot force the Now. - But can you neither condemn nor justify and yet be extraordinarily alive as you walk on? You can never invite the wind, but you must leave the window open. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#56. Get maximum effect from minimum effort. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#57. Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#58. It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#59. You and your opponent are one. There is a coexisting relationship between you. You coexist with your opponent and become his complement, absorbing his attack and using his force to overcome him. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#60. To take responsibility for one's own actions, good and bad, is something else. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#61. To express oneself honestly, not lying to oneself - that, my friend, is very hard to do. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#62. All these years later, people still wonder about how Bruce died. I prefer to remember how he lived. - Author: Linda Lee Cadwell
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#63. Ideas are the beginning of all achievement. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#64. A guy like Bruce Lee, I've always been a fan. How he used to be able to move and be so quick. You look at some of the exercises that he did, and it was all majority free weight, like standing on your hands. That works every muscle. Everything is firing. - Author: Adrian Peterson
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#65. The aim of education. - Education: to discover but not merely to imitate. Learning techniques without inward experiencing can only lead to superficiality. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#66. The highest technique is to have no technique. My technique is a result of your technique; my movement is a result of your movement. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#67. Bruce Lee loved all different styles of martial arts. He believed that you shouldn't limit yourself to one style, because martial arts is just another form of human expression. - Author: Jake Shimabukuro
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#68. The reward is found in the work. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#69. A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#70. Know the difference between a catastrophe and an inconvenience. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#71. Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#72. A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#73. The body performs better when the athlete lets it go than when he tries to drive it. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#74. 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. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#75. Believe me that in every big thing or achievement there are always obstacles-big or small- and the reaction one shows to such obstacles is what counts, not the obstacle itself. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#76. Long after you have reached the end of your natural span, part of you will dwell within me . . . as I shall be in you to the last of your days and even after. - Author: Bruce Lee Bond
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#77. Set patterns, incapable of adaptability, of pliability, only offer a better cage. Truth is outside of all patterns. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#78. Jeet Kune Do favors formlessness so that it can assume all forms and since Jeet Kune Do has no style, it can fit in with all styles. As a result, Jeet Kune Do utilizes all ways and is bound by none and, likewise, uses any techniques which serve its end. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#79. You must have complete determination. The worst opponent you can come across is one whose aim has become an obsession. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#80. Everybody has to think for himself. A right way for a big man may not be a right way for a small man. A right way for someone who is slow may not be a right way for someone who is quick. Each person must understand his weaknesses and his strengths. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#81. Put 'going the extra mile' to work as part of one's daily habit. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#82. What comes after victory? Why do people value victory so much? What is 'glory'? What kind of victory is 'glorious'? - Author: Bruce Lee
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#83. Learning is definitely not mere imitation, nor is it the ability to accumulate and regurgitate fixed knowledge. Learning is a constant process of discovery - a process without end. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#84. Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#85. Let yourself go with dis-ease, be with it, and keep it company. This is the way to be rid of it. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#86. Bring the mind to a sharp focus and make it alert so that it can immediately intuit truth, which is everywhere. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#87. Without frustration you will not discover that you might be able to do something on your own. We grow through conflict. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#88. Unfortunately, now in boxing people are only allowed to punch. In Judo, people are only allowed to throw. I do not despise these kinds of martial arts. What I mean is, we now find rigid forms which create differences among clans, and the world of martial art is shattered as a result. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#89. Because of styles people are separated. Research your own experience, absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is essentially your own. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#90. I've come to understand that life is best lived, not conceptualized. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#91. All knowledge leads to self-knowledge. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#92. To know, but to be as though not knowing, is the height of wisdom. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#93. All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#94. The second-hand artist blindly following his sensei or sifu accepts his pattern. As a result, his action is and , more importantly, his thinking become mechanical. His responses become automatic, according to set patterns, making him narrow and limited. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#95. The more relaxed the muscles are, the more energy can flow through the body. Using muscular tensions to try to 'do' the punch or attempting to use brute force to knock someone over will only work to opposite effect. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#96. Emptiness the starting point. - In order to taste my cup of water you must first empty your cup. My friend, drop all your preconceived and fixed ideas and be neutral. Do you know why this cup is useful? Because it is empty. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#97. Each moment that passes changes you ... You can't even own yourself. How can you ever hope to own anyone or anything else. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#98. There is no mystery about my style. My movements are simple, direct and non-classical. The extraordinary part of it lies in its simplicity. Every movement in Jeet Kune-Do is being so of itself. There is nothing artificial about it. I always believe that the easy way is the right way. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#99. Every morning like a scholar at his first class I prepare a blank mind for the day to write upon. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#100. Where there is no style, there is no slave. Martial Arts mean honestly expressing yourself. No style. No slave. - Author: Bruce Lee
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