Top 30 Most Inspirational Bruce Lee Quotes

best bruce lee quotesIconic legend Bruce Lee has transcended movies and martial arts. He’s an inspiration to millions around the world who battle against the odds to become someone. The most inspirational Bruce Lee quotes stems from his philosophical background and experiences in a extraordinary life.

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1Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.


2I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”


3A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.



4If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.



5A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.



6 “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.”

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



8I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.


9 “A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”



10 “As you think, so shall you become.”



11If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.



12Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.



13Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.



14Ever 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.

15The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.



16To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.



17Man, the living creature, the creating individual, is always more important than any established style or system.


18You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.



19It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.



20Empty 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.

21A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.



22Choose the positive. You have choice, you are master of your attitude, choose the positive, the constructive. Optimism is a faith that leads to success


23Don’t fear failure.  Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.


24The 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”

25I am not teaching you anything. I just help you to explore yourself.”



26If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you”


27Knowing is not enough, you must apply; willing is not enough, you must do.”



28Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier.”



29Real living is living for others.”



30What you habitually think largely determines what you will ultimately become.”


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