Brandon Lee quotes

  • For me, the martial arts is a search for something inside. It's not just a physical discipline.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Art #Exercise #Discipline

  • All I can tell you is that you cannot make choices in your own career, either career choices or choices when you're actually working as an actor, based on trying to downplay or live up to a comparison with somebody else. You just can't do that. You have to do your own work based on your own gut, your own instincts, and your own life.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Careers #Choices #Trying

  • Because we do not know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. And yet everything happens only a certain number of times. And a very small number really.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Life #Thinking #Numbers

  • Immortality is to live your life doing good things, and leaving your mark behind.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Live Your Life #Leaving #Immortality

  • My mother is very wise and intelligent. If I have children and can do half as good a job as she did in keeping me in line, I'll be very happy.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Wise #Mother #Jobs

  • I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Knack #Hell

  • God knows the times I have found myself in absurd situations.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Absurd #Found #Situation

  • Martial arts have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Art #Long #Martial Arts

  • For what level of mediocrity will you settle?
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Mediocrity #Levels #Settling

  • A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Art #Strong #Dad

  • A fight can express things people might not be able to say with words.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Fighting #People #Might

  • It's extreme. The character comes back from the dead, and, at first he doesn't know where he is, how he got there.... How does that tie in with the physicality? I just didn't think he should be too healthy-looking, so I lost some weight for the role.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Character #Thinking #Ties

  • You're dealing with a character who is, at some points, quite insane. And I hope that any wicked, dark sense of humor Eric exhibits comes out of the fact that he'd been pushed to the point where it seems quite sensible to say some of the ridiculous things he says.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Character #Dark #Wicked

  • Believe me, nothing is trivial
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Believe #Believe In Me

  • I don't want to be remembered as 'the son of Bruce Lee'.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Son #Want #Remembered

  • You only have the burdens on you that you choose to put there.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Burden #You Choose

  • We tend to take a great deal for granted, because you feel like you're going to live forever. It's only if you lose a friend, or maybe have a near-death experience, [that] many events and people in your life suddenly attain real significance.
    -- Brandon Lee

    #Real #People #Forever