Bruce Lee

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

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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.Rate it:
A good teacher protects his pupils from his own influence.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.Rate it:
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.Rate it:
Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity.Rate it:
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art.Rate it:
As long as we separate this 'oneness' into two, we won't achieve realization.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
From form to formless and from finite to infiniteRate it:
Having no limitation as limitationRate it:
Ideas are the beginning of all achievement.Rate it:
If I tell you I'm good, probably you will say that I am boasting. But if I tell you I'm not good, you'll know I'm lying.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
If you love life, don't waste time, for time is what life is made up of.Rate it:
If you want to do your duty properly, you should do just a little more than that.Rate it:
It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.Rate it:
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.Rate it:
One great cause of failure is lack of concentration.Rate it:
The consciousness of "self" is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical actionRate it:
The usefulness of a cup is its emptiness.Rate it:
To reach me, you must move to me. Your attack offers me an opportunity to intercept you.Rate it:
To understand this fully, one must transcend from the duality of 'for' and 'against' into one organic unity which is without distinctions.Rate it:
True refinement seeks simplicity.Rate it:
Using no way as wayRate it:

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