bruce lee Quotes

Memory: Recognizing the value of an alert mind and an alert memory, I will encourage mine to become alert by taking care to impress it clearly with all thoughts I wish to recall and by associating those thoughts with related subjects which I may call to mind frequently.

- Bruce Lee, Bruce Lee — Wisdom for the Way

Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.

- 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 around 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

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water. Be water, my friend.

- Bruce Lee

Are you out of your goddamn mind? You think we can take on two hundred soldiers? I know I am an extremely attractive man, J, but I am not Bruce Lee.”“Who’s Bruce Lee?”“Who’s Bruce Lee?” Kenji asks, horrified. “Oh my God. We can’t even be friends anymore.”“Why? Was he a friend of yours?”“You know what,” he says, “just stop. Just—I can’t even talk to you right now.

- Tahereh Mafi, Ignite Me

When I got depressed, I watched Bruce Lee movies. I learned everything from Bruce Lee.

- Jackie Chan

The spirit of the individual is determined by his dominating thought habits.

- Bruce Lee, Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do: Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way

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

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

- Bruce Lee

Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-conciousness. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.

- Bruce Lee

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.