Bruce Lee: In His Own Words

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Bruce Lee: In His Own WordsBruce Lee (27 November 1940 – 20 July 1973) was an American-born martial artist, philosopher, instructor, martial arts actor and the founder of the Jeet Kune Do combat form.

He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon. He was also the father of actor Brandon Lee and of actress Shannon Lee. Lee was born in San Francisco, California, and raised in Hong Kong.

His Hong Kong and Hollywood-produced films elevated the traditional Hong Kong martial arts film to a new level of popularity and acclaim, and sparked the first major surge of interest in Chinese martial arts in the West.

The direction and tone of his films changed and influenced martial arts and martial arts films in Hong Kong and the rest of the world as well. Lee became an iconic figure particularly to the Chinese, as he portrayed Chinese national pride and Chinese nationalism in his movies. He primarily practiced Chinese martial arts (Kung Fu).

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  1. pang kwok cheung

    john pang from 3 to 60,my life

  2. pang kwok cheung

    I said empty your mind,be formless,shapeless,like water,now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup,you put water into a bottle,it become the bottle,you put it in a teapot,it becomes the teapot,water can flow or it can crash,be water my friend.

  3. pang kwok cheung

    I am john pang,i was born 1958 hong kong chinese

  4. pang kwok cheung

    empty your mind,shapeless,be formless,like water,if you put water into a cup,it becomes the cup,you put water into a bottle,it becomes the bottle,you put it in a teapot ,it becomes the teapot,water can creep or can drip or can crash,become water my friend.

  5. pang kwok cheung

    from hong kong go to thailand need 12 hours,in 1972 years take airplane go to... stay in Thailand one night,from England go to Sweden need 2 huors,in there I have one family,
    father and mother sister and brother,and self.

  6. pang kwok cheung

    be as water pang kwok cheung

  7. pang kwok cheung

    I study in 2004 - 2005 maria college.

  8. pang kwok cheung

    bruce lee the way of the dragon video.

  9. pang kwok cheung

    are you Chinese or north america

  10. pang kwok cheung

    I have one family,i have one wife, one son and one deaghter,there is but one family,man there is but one family,i think of myself as a human being.be like water my friend.

  11. pang kwok cheung

    He was widely regarded as the most influential martial artist of the twentieth century and a cultural icon. He was also the father of actor Brandon Lee and of actress Shannon Lee. Lee was born in San Francisco, California, and raised in Hong Kong.

  12. pang kwok cheung

    i was born 1958 hong kong chinese

  13. pang kwok cheung

    you must shapeless,formless

  14. pang kwok cheung

    man there is but one family,i think of myself as a human being

  15. pang kwok cheung

    wing chun really kung fu

  16. pang kwok cheung

    wing chun of hand

  17. pang kwok cheung

    when you pour water into a cup,it becomes the cup,when you pour water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle,when you pour water into a teapot,it becomes the teapot,water can drip or water can crash,becomes water my friend.

  18. Jimmy F.

    In the words of mr. Jimmy Fernandez July 9th 2018. I would like to say that Bruce Lee is the greatest if not we'll always be the greatest as far as a martial artist as a human being.

  19. pang kwok cheung

    under the sky,under the heavens,there is but one family,man there is but one family,i think of myself as a human being.

  20. pang kwok cheung

    this is what it is ok ,empty your mind,be formless,shapeless,like water,you put water into a cup,it becomes the cup,you put water into a bottle,it becomes the bottle,you put water into a teapot,it becomes the teapot,now water can flow or it can crash,be water my friend,be water pang kwok cheung

  21. pang kwok cheung

    what is it you want i want...what they want,and every other guy who came over here,and split guts and gave everything had,wants...for our country to love us as much as we love it.that's what I want

  22. Dylan Charles

    Thank you Bruce for teaching me in a way

  23. Irish Sweetness

    R.I.P. Sifu

  24. Janis Paegle

    We miss you dude :/

  25. bee pee

    bruce lee is awaken he live thru us...

  26. Alex

    Love you Bruce, sleep well.

  27. ProudinUS

    Truely one cool cat.His passion for life can be an insperation to us all.

  28. Davd

    True oriental? He should have married a chinese woman instead of the white woman.

  29. john doe

    This fighting style is for the make believe movies.

  30. Dave

    Mine too!

  31. anbu

    my man!!!

  32. Tom

    This amazing human being really speaks from the heart. You can fell it in the air. Martial artist and philosopher. A man who speaks from his heart.

  33. Martial Arts Videos

    I love martial arts. Thanks for the great info. I have been collecting martial arts videos for ages