Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Born: November 27, 1940

Died: July 20, 1973

Nationality: American

Occupation: Actor, philosopher, screenwriter

Biography: Bruce Lee was a Chinese American Hong Kong actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, film director, film producer, screenwriter, founder of Jeet Kune Do, and the son of Cantonese opera actor Lee Hoi-Chuen.

Source/Notes: Bruce Lee Jeet Kune Do: Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way (Tuttle Publishing, 1997), p. 31
Source/Notes: "Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living" (Tuttle Publishing, 2002), edited by John Little, p. 173, "Self-actualization" - ISBN: 9780804834711

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Source/Notes: Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Body (Tuttle Publishing, 1998), compiled and edited by John Little, p. 23. Also in Bruce Lee: Fighting Spirit: a Biography (Frog Books, 1994), p. 234. Often misquoted as "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."
Source/Notes: Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living (2000) edited by John Little, Part I: On First Principles. Similar to: izquotes.com/quote/65318

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