bruce lee Quotes

The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
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— Bruce Lee
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
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— Bruce Lee
For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.
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— Bruce Lee
Empty your cup so that it may be filled; become devoid to gain totality.
— Bruce Lee
Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.
— Bruce Lee
Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.
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— Bruce Lee
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.
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— Bruce Lee
Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it.
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— Bruce Lee
If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.
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— Bruce Lee
It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.
— Bruce Lee
The doubters said, "Man can not fly," The doers said, "Maybe, but we'll try," And finally soared In the morning glow While non-believers Watched from below.
— Bruce Lee
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
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— Bruce Lee
You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water my friend.
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— Bruce Lee
Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.
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— Bruce Lee
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
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— Bruce Lee
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
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— Bruce Lee
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.
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— Bruce Lee
Don't fear failure.- Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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— Bruce Lee
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.
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— Bruce Lee
If you always put limits 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.
tags: work
— Bruce Lee
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
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— Bruce Lee
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
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— Bruce Lee
Be happy, but never satisfied.
— Bruce Lee
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one
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— 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.
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— Bruce Lee
Knowing is not enough, You must apply
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— Bruce Lee
Remember, Life is a journey, not a destination.
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— Bruce Lee
To see is to be decieved. To hear is to be lied to. To FEEL is to believe.
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— Bruce Lee
Real living is living for others.
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— Bruce Lee
Low aim, not failure, is the crime.
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— Bruce Lee
Don't ignore the five senses in search of a sixth.
— Bruce Lee
Remember my friend to enjoy your planning as well as your accomplishment, for life is too short for negative energy.
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— Bruce Lee
Get maximum effect from minimum effort.
— Bruce Lee
To change with change is the changeless state
— Bruce Lee
Every man today is the result of his thoughts yesterday.
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— Bruce Lee
A self- willed man obeys a different law, the one law I, too, hold absolutely sacred the human law in himself, his own individual will.
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— Bruce Lee
The past is no more; the future not yet. Nothing exists except the here and now. Our grand business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at our hands.
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— Bruce Lee
Remember, success is a journey not a destination. Have faith in your ability. You will do just fine.
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— Bruce Lee
Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.
— Bruce Lee
Through my own observations. I am convinced that an absolutely honest and direct inquiry into oneself will lead to understanding.
tags: understanding oneself
— Bruce Lee
bruce lee
Birth    : November 27, 1940
Death  : July 20, 1973
Occupation  : Martial Artist

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