Jeet Kune do ist auch der Name einer Philosophie deren Ziel die geistige Befreiung ist. Im Folgenden einige zitate von Bruce Lee:
1. Research your own experiences.
2. Absorb whats useful.
3. Reject whats useless.
4. Add specifically whats your own.
1. Erforsche deine eigenen Erfahrungen
2. Absorbiere/Nutze was dir nützt.
3. Verwirf was nutzlos ist.
4. Füge dein Eigenes hinzu.
"Empty your mind. Be formless. Like Water. Your must be Water, my friend"
"My Followers in Jeet Kune Do. Do listen to this. All fixed Pattern are in incapable of adaptability or pliability. The thruth is outside of all fixed patterns"
"Using no way as way - Having no limitation as limitation"
"As far as other styles or schools are concerned take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against. For in landscape of spring there is neither better than worse? The flowering branches grow naturally. Some longe, some short."