Bruce Lee Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Bruce Lee quotes, Bruce Lee sayings, and Bruce Lee proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at. Bruce Lee
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee
I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times. Bruce Lee
I don't stop when I'm tired i stop when I'm done. Bruce Lee
Balance your thoughts with action. If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. 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
Genius: The capacity to see and to express what is simple, simply! Bruce Lee
Real living is living for others. Bruce Lee
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one. Bruce Lee
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. Bruce Lee
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee
Be a calm beholder of what is happening around you. 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
After all, all knowledge simply means self knowledge. Bruce Lee
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Bruce Lee
All martial arts is simply an honest expression of one's body with a lot of deception in between. Bruce Lee
Use only that which works, and take it from any place you can find it. Bruce Lee
Remember you are expressing the technique, not doing the technique. Bruce Lee
A martial artist has to take responsibility for himself and accept the consequences of his own doing. Bruce Lee
To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is. Bruce Lee
Martial arts, like any art, is an unrestricted athletic expression of an individual soul. Bruce Lee
A good martial artist does not become tend but ready, not thinking but jet not dreaming. Ready for whatever may come. Bruce Lee
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done. Bruce Lee
Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own. Bruce Lee
Real living is living for others. Bruce Lee
The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus. Bruce Lee
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless like water. 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
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