Bruce Lee Quotes 2020

Bruce Lee Quotes 2020

Top 50 Powerful Bruce Lee Quotes & Sayings

Bruce Lee was born on November 27, 1940, in San Francisco, California, U.S. His full name is Lee Jun-fan. Bruce Lee was an actor, philosopher, martial artist, director, & martial arts instructor. He also was the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Bruce Lee still today is the most influential martial artist of all time. The western world sees many martial arts they’d never before seen just because of Bruce Lee.

Bruce Lee comes to the film industry due to his father & appears in several films as a kid actor. Lee moves to the U.S for his higher education & during this time that Lee began teaching martial arts. Lee roles in many martial arts films in the 70s such as Lo Wei’s The Big Boss, Golden Harvest’s Way of the Dragon, Warner Brothers’ Enter the Dragon & The Game of Death. Bruce Lee became an iconic figure & known around the world.

In his honor, We at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Bruce Lee Quotes of Motivation and Inspiration. We compile the Top Inspiring Bruce Lee Quotes for you to be inspired and find them comforting and helpful in your life.


Bruce Lee Quotes


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

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

3.“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

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

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

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

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

8.“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

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

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

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

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

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

14.“Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” – Bruce Lee

15.“I wish neither to possess nor to be possessed. I no longer covet ‘paradise’. More importantly, I no longer fear ‘hell’.” – Bruce Lee

16.“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

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

18.“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.” – Bruce Lee

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

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

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

22.“Real living is living for others.” – Bruce Lee

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

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

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

26.“Be happy, but never satisfied.” – Bruce Lee

27.“I’m moving and not moving at all. I’m like the moon underneath the waves that ever go on rolling and rocking. It is not, “I am doing this,” but rather, an inner realization that “this is happening through me,” or “it is doing this for me.” The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.” – Bruce Lee

28.“Self-knowledge involves relationships. To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person. The relationship is a process of self-evaluation and self-revelation. The relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself – to be is to be related.” – Bruce Lee

29.“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

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

31.“Everything you do, if not in a relaxed state will be done at a lesser level than you are proficient. Thus the tensed expert marksman will aim at a level less than his/her student.” – Bruce Lee

32.“To spend time is to pass it in a specified manner. To waste time is to expend it thoughtlessly or carelessly. We all have time to either spend or waste and it is our decision what to do with it. But once passed, it is gone forever.” – Bruce Lee

33.“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

34.“Don’t get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.” – Bruce Lee

35.“Time means a lot to me because you see I am also a learner and am often lost in the joy of forever developing.” – Bruce Lee

36.“Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one’s potential.” – Bruce Lee

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

38.“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

39. “Those who are unaware they are walking in darkness will never seek the light.” – Bruce Lee

“If you don’t want to slip up tomorrow, speak the truth today.” – Bruce Lee

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

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

43.“The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.” – Bruce Lee

44.“Take things as they are. Punch when you have to punch. Kick when you have to kick.” – Bruce Lee

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

46.“Take no thought of who is right or wrong, or who is better than. Be not for or against.”– Bruce Lee

47.“Life is wide, limitless. There is no border, no frontier.”– Bruce Lee

48.“Preparation for tomorrow is hard work today.” – Bruce Lee

49.“Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning.”– Bruce Lee

“The more we understand, the greater and deeper will be our contact with all that is around us.”– Bruce Lee


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