The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee during his life had very much passed military service in Hong Kong, was a actor, martial artist, Director and founder of his own school of kung fu. And he went down in history as an important philosopher and thinker. And certainly he had a unique Outlook on life. We decided to share with you his wisdom. In our issue of the most brilliant sayings of the Master.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

I know one thing for sure: I can't sing. Although usually tell everybody what my rich voice.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

If I tell you that I'm a great guy, you'll think I'm bragging. If I tell you that I'm not worth anything, you'll know I'm lying.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

The Eastern people say: "Be flexible. In life, man is soft and flexible, the death makes it tough. This applies to body and mind, and soul."

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

You can't win a fight with one punch. Either learn to endure insults, or hire a bodyguard. Forget about wins and losses, forget about pride and pain. If the enemy so much as scratch you, kick him. If the enemy hits you, break his arm. If the opponent will break your arm — take his life. Don't think about how to get out of the battle intact. Be ready to sacrifice everything. Even with life.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Move like water. Freeze as a mirror. Answer, like an echo. Money has no meaning as such. It is only a tool to achieve certain goals, and you need to understand that they can, and most importantly — what you can't. My father told me: "this year you have earned ten dollars. The following can make five. Be prepared."

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

If you don't want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today. Western education is good for one East to another. You can say, "This finger is better to do some things that are different". But the hand in any case better.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Wise gets more knowledge from a foolish question than a stupid from a wise answer.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

American oak: it stands firmly on the ground, does not bend in the wind and if the wind blows stronger — breaks. The Eastern man is like bamboo: it bends in the wind, but then straightens and becomes stronger than before.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

I graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle. Do not believe it, I studied philosophy there.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Collect all the great teachers in one room, and they agree about all things in the world. Collect their students — and they will argue about everything.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

There is a Chinese tale. There lived a butcher, and he had a knife, which year after year remained perfectly sharp. When the butcher was asked how he manages to keep the blade in such a state, he replied: "I follow the lines of the bones. I'm not trying to cut it, break it, and somehow resist her. It will only spoil the knife." In life you need to go along the obstacles. If you try to overcome them it will just hurt.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

My weight is 70 kilograms. If I fell off an opponent in three hits I'm done. I use hands and feet and beat so fast that I have to slow down so the camera caught my movement. In my very first doubles people just fell to the ground, and was completely unnoticed, as I beat them.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

To break boards and bricks is nonsense for suckers. The Board will never give back.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Of course, I sometimes compromise with my wife, and eat American food. You're not going to serve steak fried rice.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

My strength comes from the abdomen. In it — center of gravity, it is a source of energy.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

Let's just say 99% of all martial arts is bullshit. It looks very nice, but it is not working. If a girl weighing 45 pounds attack, all she can do is punch with all his forces in one of three points: eyeballs, groin or leg. And at this point you need to tear.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

If you love life, don't waste time because time is what life made.

The path of self-improvement: advice from Bruce Lee

To hell circumstances create opportunities.

Keywords: Bruce Lee | Kung fu | Tips

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