Bruce Lee Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living

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Tuttle Publishing, Jun 15, 2002 - Philosophy - 228 pages
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Within the pages of Striking Thoughts, you will find the secrets of Bruce Lee's amazing success— as an actor, martial artist, and inspiration to the world. Consisting of eight sections, Striking Thoughts covers 72 topics and 825 aphorisms—from spirituality to personal liberation and from family life to filmmaking—all of which Bruce lived by.

His ideas helped energize his life and career, and made it possible for him to live a happy and assured life, overcoming difficult obstacles with seeming ease. His ideas also inspired his family, friends, students, and colleagues to achieve success in their own lives and this personal collection will help you in your journey too.

Sections include:
  • On First Principles—including life, existence, time, and death
  • On Being Human—including the mind, happiness, fear, and dreams
  • On Matters of Existence—health, love, marriage, raising children, ethics, racism, and adversity
  • On Achievement—work, goals, faith, success, money, and fame
  • On Art and Artists—art, filmmaking, and acting
  • On Personal Liberation—conditioning, Zen Buddhism, meditation, and freedom
  • On the Process of Becoming—self-actualization, self-help, self-expression, and growth
  • On Ultimate (Final) Principles—Yin-yang, totality, Tao, and the truth
"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

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User Review  - Darrick Williams - Goodreads

I found this book very enlightening; however, the writing style is that of a teacher which he was. Bruce Lee words indeed comes from the depth within. Those who have listen to Bruce Lee in interviews ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adam Weber - Goodreads

for Someone with no background in the study of eastern philosophy this book would serve as an excellent starting point Read full review

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About the author (2002)

John Little is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on Bruce Lee. He's the only person who has ever been authorized to review the entirety of Lee's personal notes, sketches and reading annotations, giving him an insider's look at Lee's training methods and philosophies. He's shared this information with Lee's fans in his books published by Tuttle Publishing, including: Bruce Lee: Artist of Life; Jeet Kune Do: Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way; Letters of the Dragon; The Tao of Gung Fu: A Study in the Way of Chinese Martial Art; Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Body and Bruce Lee: The Celebrated Life of the Golden Dragon.

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