Bruce lee was born in San Francisco in 1940, grew up in Hong Kong starred in Action movies then Bruce moved to Seattle went to the University of Washington then started a dojo in the University District which happens to be the same building that Multilingual Books was founded in and Valley of the Roses resides in today! Bruce Lee not only invented new forms of martial arts he was also a profound, unique and advanced individual which shows through in his quotes.
"A teacher is never a giver of truth—he is a guide, a pointer to the truth that each student must find for himself. A good teacher is merely a catalyst."—Bruce Lee
Rare Bruce Lee Interview
“Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. 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
“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 there is a God, he is within. You don’t ask God to give you things, you depend on God for your inner theme.” – Bruce Lee
“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” – Bruce Lee
Bruce Lee the lost Interview
“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.”
“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities”.
-“Self-knowledge involves relationship. To know oneself is to study one self in action with another person. Relationship is a process of self evaluation and self revelation. Relationship is the mirror in which you discover yourself – to be is to be related.” – Bruce Lee
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
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
"All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns". Bruce Lee
How Bruce Lee changed the World
The less effort, the faster and more powerful you will be. 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. 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