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“Don't fear failure. — Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“For it is easy to criticize and break down the spirit of others, but to know yourself takes a lifetime.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Its like a finger pointing away to the moon. Dont concentrate on the finger or you will miss all that heavenly glory.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“You cannot force the Now. — But can you neither condemn nor justify and yet be extraordinarily alive as you walk on? You can never invite the wind, but you must leave the window open.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“The world is full of people who are determined to be somebody or to give trouble. They want to get ahead, to stand out. Such ambition has no use for a gung fu man, who rejects all forms of self-assertiveness and competition”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Satori - in the awakening from a dream. Awakening and self-realization and seeing into one's own being - these are synonymous.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Anger should be expressed. - Any anger that is not coming out, flowing freely, will turn into sadism, power drive, stammering, and other means of torturing.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Action is a highroad to self-esteem.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“The enemy of development is this pain phobia - the unwillingness to do a tiny bit of suffering.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“The disease of philosophy. - Philosophy is itself the disease for which it pretends to be the cure: the wise man does not pursue wisdom but lives his life, and therein precisely does his wisdom lie.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“To know, but to be as though not knowing, is the height of wisdom.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Masters in all branches of art must first be masters in living, for the soul creates everything.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Reject external form that fails to express internal reality.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“The path of self-realisation is the most difficult. -We acquire a sense of worth either by realising our talents, or by keeping busy, or by identifying ourselves with something apart from us - be it a cause, a leader, a group, possessions, and the like. Of the three, the path of self-realisation is the most difficult. It is taken when other avenues to a sense of worth are more or less blocked.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Experiencing is believing. - A fat belly cannot believe that such a thing as hunger exists.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Don't neglect life by worrying about Death. - I don't know what is the meaning of death, but I am not afraid to die - and I go on, non-stop, going forward [with life]. Even though, I, Bruce Lee, may die some day without fulfilling all of my ambitions, I will have no regrets. I did what I wanted to do and what I've done, I've done with sincerity and to the best of my ability. You can't expect much more from life.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
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“Goals give life substance. - To strive actively to achieve some goal gives your life meaning and substance.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Where some people have a self, most people have a void, because they are too busy in wasting their vital creative energy to project themselves as this or that, dedicating their lives to actualizing a concept of what they should be like rather than actualizing their potentiality as a human being”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
“Too much concentration belittles life. Concentration is a narrowing down of the mind - but we are concerned with the total process of living, and to concentrate exclusively on any particular aspect of life, belittles life.”
Bruce Lee, Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living