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 quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.     

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

Art reaches its greatest peak when devoid of self-consciousness. Freedom discovers man the moment he loses concern over what impression he is making or about to make.     

Bruce Lee

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.     

Bruce Lee

If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.     

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Absorb what is useful. Discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own.     

Bruce Lee

Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.     

Bruce Lee

Always be yourself and have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and try to duplicate it.     

Bruce Lee

A fight is not won by one punch or kick. Either learn to endure or hire a bodyguard.     

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

If you want to learn to swim jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you.     

Bruce Lee

I'm not in this world to live up to your expectations and you're not in this world to live up to mine.     

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I did what I came here to do. 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

Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.      

Bruce Lee

It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.     

Bruce Lee

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

Bruce Lee

If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.     

Bruce Lee

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

If I should die tomorrow, I will have no regrets. I did what I wanted to do. You can't expect more from life.     

Bruce Lee

Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.     

Bruce Lee

Simplicity is the key to brilliance.     

Bruce Lee

If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you'll never get it done.     

Bruce Lee

Give recognition where it is due. Compliments stimulate more effort and desire to improve. Be generous with honest praising.     

Bruce Lee

All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.     

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Don't pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.     

Bruce Lee

It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.     

Bruce Lee

The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be.     

Bruce Lee

The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering     

Bruce Lee

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

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