EppsNet Archive: Bruce Lee

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26 Jun 2014 /
  1. 9 Things Bruce Lee Taught Me About Programming
  2. What a coach can teach a teacher, 1975-2004: Reflections and reanalysis of John Wooden’s teaching practices
  3. Wolfram Programming Cloud Is Live!

Pursuit

13 Jan 2004 /

A phrase began to beat in my ears with a sort of heady excitement: ‘There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.’

— F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

That we pursue something passionately does not always mean that we really want it or have a special aptitude for it. Often, the thing we pursue most passionately is but a substitute for the one thing we really want and cannot have. It is usually safe to predict that the fulfillment of an excessively cherished desire is not likely to still our nagging anxiety. In every passionate pursuit, the pursuit counts more than the object pursued.

— Bruce Lee, Tao of Jeet Kune Do

A Bruce Lee Christmas

24 Dec 2003 /

I’ve been reading Bruce Lee’s Tao of Jeet Kune Do, in which he says that most athletes are not willing to drive themselves hard enough, and that only through extraordinary effort can one unlock the potential of the human body.

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