Bruce Lee

United States actor who was an expert in kung fu and starred in martial arts films (1941-1973)

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A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.
Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.
As long as we separate this 'oneness' into two, we won't achieve realization.
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless--like water. Now you put water into 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.
Empty your mind. Be formless shapeless like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put it into a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can either flow, or it can crash! Be like water, my friend.
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.
From form to formless and from finite to infinite
Having no limitation as limitation
Ideas are the beginning of all achievement.
If people say Jeet Kune Do is different from "this" or from "that," then let the name of Jeet Kune Do be wiped out, for that is what it is, just a name. Please don't fuss over it.
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.
If you want to do your duty properly, you should do just a little more than that.
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.
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.
One great cause of failure is lack of concentration.
The consciousness of "self" is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action
The usefulness of a cup is its emptiness.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
To reach me, you must move to me. Your attack offers me an opportunity to intercept you.
To understand this fully, one must transcend from the duality of 'for' and 'against' into one organic unity which is without distinctions.
True refinement seeks simplicity.
Using no way as way
When the opponent expand, I contract, When he contracts, I expand, And when there is an opportunity, I do not hit--it hits all by itself.

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