Bruce Lee was a world-renowned martial artist and actor. He is considered by many to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time. Bruce Lee shared his thoughts and insights on martial arts and life in general throughout his life. Here you will find some of the best Bruce Lee quotes that are guaranteed to inspire and motivate.

Bruce Lee Inspirational Quotes

In order to taste my cup of water you must first empty your cup

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

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To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.

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Real living is living for others.

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Simplicity is the key to brilliance.

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Defeat is not defeat unless accepted as a reality in your own mind.

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If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

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Never waste energy on worries or negative thoughts, all problems are brought into existence– drop them.

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

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

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Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.

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As you think, so shall you become.

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The moment is freedom. I couldn’t live by a rigid schedule. I try to live freely from moment to moment, letting things happen and adjusting to them.

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To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.

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Bruce Lee Motivational Quotes

If you think a thing is impossible, you’ll only make it impossible.

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‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.

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The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a pattern of systems.

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Be happy, but never satisfied.

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Bruce Lee Motivational Quotes

It is not a shame to be knocked down, but it is a shame to stay down.

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Lift your standards above the commonplace, and you will add incalculable strength of character to yourself.

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If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.

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Revenge is always a mistake. To seek it only gives the other fellow another shot at you and raises your costs.

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The best way to defend ourselves against defeat is to make our victories as complete as possible.

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If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.

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Victory needs no explanation; failure allows none.

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…we are all victims of self-deception in one form or another…

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Knowledge can give us power, but only character can give us the true freedom of man’s spirit.

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You’re wrong if you think that by holding back, you will get more powerful over time. It’s just the opposite: By constantly tapping and releasing your inner strength, you can generate a power that is infinitely greater than if you hold on to it.

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A goal is not always meant to be reached; it often serves simply as something to aim at.

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It’s not the daily increase but the daily decrease. So hack away at the unessential.

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A successful warrior is an ordinary man with a laser-like focus.

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Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser; Be a good winner – win… no matter how much they cheat.

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To fear love is to fear life, and those who fear life are already three parts dead.

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I believe in being strong, not intimidating. I believe you should lead by example and never sacrifice your principles for anyone.

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Do not allow negative thoughts and energy to enter your mind, for they are the thieves that steal your joy and vitality.

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The successful warrior is the average man, with a laser-like focus.

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Let me tell you this: there is no way to happiness – happiness is the way. There’s only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.

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Quotes about Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee is one of my idols as an entrepreneur. He was a martial artist, film director, producer, screenwriter, philosopher and actor.

Brian Ainsley Horn

All these years later, people still wonder about how Bruce died. I prefer to remember how he lived.

Linda Lee Cadwell

Bruce Lee is arguably the most influential martial artist of all time – and his work as an actor and filmmaker marked a turning point in the way Asians were depicted in film in the U.S.

Aura Bogado

Best Bruce Lee quotes on martial arts training

Bruce Lee said, “Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you to kick”. When it comes to training, Bruce Lee had this to say.

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The highest techniques are those so subtle, so economical, and so simple that they are accessible and usable by anyone.

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If your mind is empty, it is always ready for anything; it is open to everything. In the beginner’s mind, there are many possibilities; in the expert’s mind, there are few.

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That which has no substance can enter where there is no room.

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Don’t be afraid of taking chances; if you do so, you will be able to achieve things that will benefit others.

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Bruce Lee said, “I’ll beat you with one finger tomorrow” here’s what else he had to say… “When I was young, I studied the art of fighting without fighting.” He also said, “Now, everybody wants to be strong like me, even though I tell them the strong do not need to prove it.”

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Think for yourself and question authority.

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Those words from Bruce Lee’s wisdom will inspire and motivate you to become a better martial artist.