If there’s one martial arts messiah that’s really left a mark on the world as a whole, it’s gotta be big bad Bruce. Lee Jun-fan, known professionally as Bruce Lee, passed away in 1973, but left behind a legacy so overwhelming, it still takes us by storm. He wasn’t just the (arguably) best martial artist in the world, the man was also an actor, filmmaker, and most importantly, a profound philosopher. 

Here are some of his most perceptive sayings.

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