Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living

Striking Thoughts: Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living

Paperback Bruce Lee Library

By (author) Bruce Lee, Volume editor John Little

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  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 127mm x 188mm x 18mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 15 June 2002
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0804834717
  • ISBN 13: 9780804834711
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: b&w
  • Sales rank: 12,211

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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 deathOn Being Human--including the mind, happiness, fear, and dreamsOn Matters of Existence--health, love, marriage, raising children, ethics, racism, and adversityOn Achievement--work, goals, faith, success, money, and fameOn Art and Artists--art, filmmaking, and actingOn Personal Liberation--conditioning, Zen Buddhism, meditation, and freedomOn the Process of Becoming--self-actualization, self-help, self-expression, and growthOn 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."&#8212Bruce Lee

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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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"We'd work out for an hour, then we'd talk for an hour about a lot of things. He didn't separate life from the extension in his arm. And he is the only one I know of that carried it to the point of real art."--James Coburn