While Lee is best known as a peerless martial artist, `100 Quotes by Bruce Lee' demonstrates an extraordinary intelligence behind the flying fists.
With a deep interest in philosophy and drama, this book contains thoughts and observations that are profound, thoughtful, and often funny.
A superb read for those who want a peek into the mind of the `Little Dragon,' this book is a must for Lee fans of all ages.
Li Jun Fan (1940 - 1973) is better known as Bruce Lee. Born in San Francisco, but raised in Hong Kong, he was the son of an actor and opera singer. As a result of his father's jobs, the young Lee found himself a regular on film sets.
After being sent to America, Lee graduated in drama from the University of Washington and, shortly after, set up his own martial arts school. After a karate display in Los Angeles, he was offered the role of Kato in the TV series, `The Green Hornet.'
After finding success on the small screen, Lee went on to write, direct, choreograph, and star in a number of movies, including `Fists of Fury,' `Enter the Dragon,' and `Game of Death.' He is credited with launching the careers of other martial art movie stars, including Chuck Norris and Jackie Chan.
- Saga egmont
- 1 Avril 2022
`300 Quotations from the Great Artists of the 20th Century' is a collection of wit and wisdom from some of the 20th century's greatest minds.
The cherry-picked selection of quotes includes musings from martial arts expert and actor Bruce Lee, actor and comedian Groucho Marx, and Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw.
This highly recommended collection is an inspiring, educational, and humorous listen, and will delight those who need some extra motivation or just a quick laugh.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950) was an Irish playwright, critic, and political activist, best known for his works `Man and Superman', `Pygmalion' and `Saint Joan'. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925.
Julius Henry `Groucho' Marx (1890 - 1977) was an American comedian, actor, and writer, regarded as one of America's greatest comedians and a master of the one-liner. He is most famous for his Marx Brothers films, including `A Night at the Opera' and `Duck Soup'.
Bruce Lee (1940 -1973) was a Hong Kong born American martial arts expert, actor and director, best remembered for his martial arts films, including `Fist of Fury'.
- Saga egmont
- 9 Juin 2022
`400 Quotes to See the World Differently' gives you the opportunity to step inside the heads of some of the world's most exceptional minds and see things from their points of view.
With quotes from saints, philosophers, artists, inventors, and even martial arts experts, it's sure to promote some interesting conversations.
A superb book for dipping in and out of, it makes a great gift for those with inquiring souls.
Mother Teresa (1910 - 1997) was an Albanian-Indian Catholic nun, who was canonised for her missionary work. Born in Tibet, the first Dalai Lama (1391 - 1474) started life as a shepherd before studying as a monk and receiving a vision during meditation.
Leonardo da Vinci (1452 - 1519) was born in Italy and, among other things, was an artist, inventor, scientist, and sculptor, who is best known for painting the `Mona Lisa.' Li Jun Fan (1940 - 1973) is better known as Bruce Lee. A little-known fact about the star of films such as `Enter the Dragon' and `Fists of Fury' is that he majored in drama and philosophy, which influenced much of his martial artwork.