Bruce Lee was famous for being a martial artist and a movie star, but in reality, he was a Zen master. His philosophies are timeless, and his spiritual insights make him a rare cultural icon whose appeal is increasing in each generation.
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Bruce Lee rivaled many great thinkers and philosophers with his new-age insights on life and his convictions on martial arts, family and love.
A collection of his notes, private letters, and poems are now published in the book **Bruce Lee: Artist Of Life.
Nothing is weaker than water, and in that weakness, there is immense strength. Water is fine and impossible to grasp. It does not suffer any hurt, and cannot be stabbed, or cut. It has no shape of its own but molds according to where it is placed. It can be hard as a rock and also invisible as vapor.
Being like water, humble, adaptive, resilient and ever-changing, we become masters of our surroundings.
Bruce Lee explains that we need to be like water and shape-shift to be able to grow in an obstacle-filled world.
We also lack self-awareness and have to rely on others to tell us who we are. Our impulse towards conformity and rigidness is our greatest mistake.