"The Art of Dying": a valuable message from Bruce Lee about our ego. - Deepstash
Bruce Lee

“Like everyone else, you want to learn the way to win, but never to accept the way to lose, to accept defeat, to learn to die is to be liberated from it. So when tomorrow comes, you must free y...

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"The Art of Dying": a valuable message from Bruce Lee about our ego.

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“The Art of Dying” is a metaphor and describes the Zen idea of letting our ego die. The ego is the whole set of experiences, accumulations, and memories that make up our view of ou...

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Bruce Lee

“Do not think about winning or losing, do not think about pride and pain. (…) The biggest mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the fight. You should not think about whether it ends in victor...

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A fighter should not concern himself with any expectations about the result. A fighter should continuously improve himself by using enough intelligence and training.

We shou...

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  1. The desire for victory;
  2. The desire to resort to cunning techniques;
  3. The desire to display all that has been learned;
  4. The desire to terrify the enemy;
  5. The d...

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Bruce Lee

“The skill and knowledge attained must be 'forgotten' so that you can float comfortably in the void without blockages. Learning is important, but do not let yourself be enslaved. (…) Any techni...

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Knowledge is created from the past. Forgetting knowledge means the fighter can reach a state of freedom to move in the present moment.

Bruce Lee believed the fighter should not subm...

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Bruce Lee

“Jeet Kune Do teaches us not to look back after the course has been decided. He treats life and death indiscriminately. “ (…) To express yourself freely, you must forget yesterday. From the “ol...

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A person with an ego is attached to a warped image, to the past, and to the future.

Letting the ego die requires you to let go of any memories and future expectations so that you can be free...

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