30+ Inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes

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Bruce Lee was an actor, Hong Kong American martial artist, filmmaker, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor and  a philosopher. He was the founder of Jeet Kune Do. He was Born on November 27, 1940 and died on July 20, 1973.

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Following are the best 34 inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes with images.

34 Inspirational Bruce Lee Quotes 

“Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.” » Bruce Lee

“Do not allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.” » Bruce Lee 

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

“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.” » Bruce Lee

“Only the self-sufficient stand alone – most people follow the crowd and imitate.” » Bruce Lee

“Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged.” » Bruce Lee

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.” » Bruce Lee

“To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.” » Bruce Lee

“I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times.” » Bruce Lee

“Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.” » Bruce Lee

“Don’t fear failure. — Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.” » Bruce Lee

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” » Bruce Lee

“The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.” » Bruce Lee

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.” » Bruce Lee

“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.” » Bruce Lee

“As you think, so shall you become.” » Bruce Lee

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” » Bruce Lee

“‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” » Bruce Lee

“The more we value things, the less we value ourselves.” »  Bruce Lee

“There is “what is” only when there is no comparing and to live with “what is” is to be peaceful.” » Bruce Lee

“Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable. » Bruce Lee

“It’s not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.” » Bruce Lee

“Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own.” » Bruce Lee

“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” » Bruce Lee

“For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.” Bruce Lee

“In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with and not against my nature.” »  Bruce Lee

“Knowing is not enough; We must apply. Willing is not enough; We must do.” » Bruce Lee

“Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.” » Bruce Lee

“Real living is living for others.” » Bruce Lee

“If you truly love life, don’t waste time because time is what life is made of.” » Bruce Lee

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” » Bruce Lee

“In the middle of chaos lies opportunity.” » Bruce Lee

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” » Bruce Lee

“Be happy, but never satisfied.” » Bruce Lee

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