This is my humble tribute to the great philosopher, fighter, and legendary dragon - Bruce Lee. (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973 - age 32) Respect, rest, peace.
Bruce Lee was a man of magnificence. A mentor to me. A role model par excellence who led by example. He was an effective leader. An innovator. His actions were in alignment with his ambitions. He fulfilled his life mission. With the greatest respect, may he rest in peace.
- WHY Bruce Lee?
- “Artist of life”
- Origin story
- Child Prodigy
- Jedi Training
- Believe, Behave, Become.
- Going PRO
- Dancer & Boxer
- Philosopher & Writer
- Impeccability With The Word
- Living In Integrity
- Effective Family Man
- Ambition, Message, Meaning.
- Meditation as a tool for mastery
- Mentoring the masses
- Invention of - Jeet Kun Do
- Intelligent defense & conscious offense
- Leaving a legacy
- Primary Principles & Guiding Virtues
- Instrument Of The Divine
- Man & Myth
- Death Shrouded In Mystery
- Conspiracy similar to 9/11 terrorism
- “Game Of Death” (link)
- Sifting through the lies
- Read the real deal books
Bruce Lee’s philosophies have inspired millions of people the world over. He was a diligent journaler and made copious notes on his thoughts and ideas on how to live life to its fullest as well as on his martial expression. Bruce Lee also lived his philosophies believing that philosophies are meant to be applied not just pondered.
Be Water, My Friend. Empty your mind. Be formless, shapeless, like water. You put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle. You put it into a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
Always be yourself; express yourself; have faith in yourself. When I look around, I always learn something and that is to be always yourself, and to express yourself, to have faith in yourself. Do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it. Start from the very root of your being, which is “how can I be me?”
Bruce Lee created the above symbol as a representation of the culmination of his own self cultivation. This symbol is the final in a series of four that show this progression. The stages of cultivation are:
1. Partiality: The Running to Extremes
2. Fluidity: The Two Halves of One Whole
3. Emptiness: The Formless Form
4. Jeet Kune Do
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