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    DescriptionWithin 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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    Title
    Striking Thoughts
    Subtitle
    Bruce Lee's Wisdom for Daily Living
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce Lee, Volume editor John Little
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 188 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780804834711
    ISBN 10: 0804834717
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    BIC E4L: REL
    B&T General Subject: 760
    BIC subject category V2: VXA
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: WSTM
    DC22: 191
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI016000
    DC21: 796.8
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24470
    BISAC V2.8: SPO027000
    Abridged Dewey: 191
    LC classification: BJ1581.2 .$35 2002
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    b&w
    Publisher
    Tuttle Publishing
    Imprint name
    Tuttle Publishing
    Publication date
    15 June 2002
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Author Information
    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."
    Review quote
    "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