30 Best Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Change Your Life

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30 Best Bruce Lee Quotes That Will Change Your Life

Bruce Lee will always be remembered as  one of the greatest martial artist of all time. His movies represented more than just Kung Fu but it broke racial and film barriers. 

It transcended genres and what could be achieved with martial arts.

He brought us all time classics such as Enter The Dragon and Fist of Fury among many others.

And in honor of a Legend we have created a list of the most inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes ever.

Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own.

– Bruce Lee

 

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.

– Bruce Lee

 

Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.– Bruce Lee

Be happy, but never satisfied.

– Bruce Lee

 

Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.

– 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.

― Bruce Lee

 

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

― Bruce Lee

 

Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and 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.

― Bruce Lee

 

Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.

― 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

 

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.

― Bruce Lee

 

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.

― Bruce Lee

 

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

― Bruce Lee

 

Know the difference between a catastrophe and an inconvenience. To realize that it’s just an inconvenience, that it is not a catastrophe, but just an unpleasantness, is part of coming into your own, part of waking up.

― Bruce Lee

 

To spend time is to pass it in a specified manner. To waste time is to expend it thoughtlessly or carelessly. We all have time to either spend or waste and it is our decision what to do with it. But once passed, it is gone forever.

― Bruce Lee

 

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

― Bruce Lee

 

Self-knowledge involves relationship. To know oneself is to study one self in action with another person. Relationship is a process of self evaluation and self revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself – to be is to be related.

― Bruce Lee

 

I wish neither to possess nor to be possessed. I no longer covet ‘paradise’. More important, I no longer fear ‘hell’. The medicine for my suffering I had within me from the very beginning but I did not take it. My ailment came from within myself, but I did not observe it, until this moment. Now I see that I will never find the light unless, like the candle, I am my own fuel, consuming myself.

― Bruce Lee

 

Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.

― Bruce Lee

Defeat is a state of mind; No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.

― Bruce Lee

To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.

― Bruce Lee

 

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

― Bruce Lee

 

Don’t fear failure. Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

― Bruce Lee

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

― Bruce Lee

 

Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.

― 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

 

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.

― Bruce Lee

 

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

― Bruce Lee

 

As you think, so shall you become.

― Bruce Lee

 

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.

― Bruce Lee

 

Life is better lived than conceptualized. — This writing can be less demanding should I allow myself to indulge in the usual manipulating game of role creation. Fortunately for me, my self-knowledge has transcended that and I’ve come to understand that life is best to be lived — not to be conceptualized. If you have to think, you still do not understand.

― Bruce Lee


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