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How To Be Like Water

Bruce Lee’s quote is famous, but most people don’t know how to apply it.

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When Bruce Lee was 18 years old, he was studying kung fu with Master Yip Man. At the time, the future martial arts star was a hot-headed teenager. He wanted to win at all costs. Chop! Chop! Chop! It was about showing everyone who is the best around.

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