Bruce Lee ( 李小龍; born Lee Jun-fan, 李振藩; November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973) was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese opera star Lee Hoi-Chuen. He is widely considered by commentators, critics, media and other martial artists to be one of the most influential martial artists of all time, and a pop culture icon of the 20th century. He is often credited with helping to change the way Asians were presented in American films.
Other quotes by Bruce Lee
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.
A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.
A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
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.
Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering.
Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.
If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.