150+ Bruce Lee Quotes - American Actor & Martial Artist

Bruce Lee Quotes

Take what’s useful, discard what is not.


There will be calmness, tranquility, when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed.


There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.


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.


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!!


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.


Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.


Success only means doing something sincerely and wholeheartedly. I think life is a process. Through the ages, the end of heroes is the same as ordinary men. They all died and gradually faded away in the memory of man. But when we are still alive, we have to understand ourselves, discover ourselves and express ourselves. In this way, we can progress, but we may not be successful.


Time means a lot to me because, you see, I, too, am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing and simplifying. If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.


Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.


Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.


The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.


The martial arts are based upon understanding, hard work and a total comprehension of skills. Power training and the use of force are easy, but total comprehension of all of the skills of the martial arts is very difficult to achieve.


If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.


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


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


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.


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

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