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15 Bruce Lee Lessons On The Mind, Money, Success & Goals

15 Bruce Lee Lessons

Bruce Lee was well ahead of his time... from being one of the first figures to practice mixed martial arts to developing an immense understanding of the mindset required to be successful.
Although he passed at the age of 32 there's a ton of literature out there on Bruce Lee's letters, thoughts and martial arts.

Below you'll find a number of important lessons I discovered from Bruce on mindset, money, success & goals.

As Bruce said,  "Absorb what is useful. Reject what is useless. Add what is essentially your own."

Bruce Lee on The Mind

You Are The Commander Of Your Own Mind

"I've always been buffeted by circumstances because I thought of myself as a human being [being affected] outside conditioning. Now I realize that I am the power that commands the feeling of my mind and from which circumstances grow."

An Intelligent Mind Is Constantly Learning

"An intelligent mind is one which is constantly learning. never concluding - styles and patterns have come to conclusion, therefore they [have] ceased to be intelligent."

A Limited Mind Cannot Think Freely

"The mind must be wide open in order to function freely in thought. For a limited mind cannot think freely."

Bruce Lee on Money...

The Good Times Will Not Always Last

"I profited from my father's philosophy about money. He used to tell me, "I you make 10 dollars this year, always think to yourself that next year you may only make five dollars - so be prepared."
Money Is A Means, Not An End

"A child must be taught early that money is only a means, a type of usefulness, an implement. Like all instruments, it has certain purposes, but it will not do everything. One must learn how to use it, what it will do, but above all what it will not do."

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Keep Money In Perspective

"Sure money is important in proviuding for my familt and giving us what we want. But it isn't everything."

Bruce Lee on Success...

Success Is Not Luck

"I don't believe in pure luck. You have to create your own luck. You have to be aware of the opportunities around you and take advantage of them."

The Price Of Success

"He who wants to succeed should learn how to fight, to strive, and to suffer. You can acquire a lot in life, if you are prepared to give up a lot to get it."

The Eternal Condition Of Success

"A purpose is the eternal condition of success."

The Three Keys To Success

"Persistence, persistence and persistence. The power can be createds and maintained through daily practice - continuous effort."

Bruce Lee on Goals...

A Goal Is Not Always Meant To Be Reached

"A goal is not always meant to be reached. It often serves simply as something to aim at."

Don't Fear Failure

"Not failure, but low aim, is the crime. In great attempts it is glorious even to fail."

Daily Progress

"Make at least one definite move daily toward your goal."

Attitude Determines Altitude

"You will never get any more out of life than you expect. Every man today is the result of his thoughts of yesterday."

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Always Keep Your Goals In Focus

"Keep your mind on the things ytou want and off those you don't."

What's Your Take On Bruce Lee's Lessons? Let Me Know Below!

Scott J.
Scott J.
I’m SJ. I’m a fitness enthusiast and published author. I transformed my body from a skinny fat 135lbs with 18% body fat to a solid 192lbs at 8% body fat. I became qualified in a field I was passionate about. I founded several online businesses that allow me to pursue ideas and projects in my life that I am passionate about without having to constantly worry about money. I published several eBooks explaining the training and dieting techniques I used to achieve the body I have today. I learnt a plethora of new information on dieting and fitness by reading and applying what I read, to find out what does work and what doesn’t work, because as I’m sure you’ve noticed the health and fitness industry is full of non-sense claims and BS. I found out what was true and what worked for me and applied that knowledge. And you bet I had fun during the whole process.

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