Words of Wisdom – Bruce Lee

Today is the 45th death anniversary of Bruce Lee. The martial arts superstar who passed away on 20th July 1973, left behind in his legacy not just the art of fighting and memorable movies, but also his wisdom through numerous quotes that are pure gold. Whether you are a martial arts practitioner or not, the philosophies of Bruce Lee and Jeet Kune Do are timeless and applicable to life in general.

~The more we value things, the less we value ourselves.

~Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.

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

~No man is defeated unless he is discouraged.

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

~A conditioned mind is never a free mind. Be born afresh.

~The stiffest tree is the most easily cracked. The bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.

~The key to immortality is living a life worth remembering.

~Life itself is your teacher and you are in a state of constant learning.

~Be water. Empty your mind. Be formless, shapeless.

 

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