1. Apply What You Learn

“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”

2. Learn, Discard, Create

“Absorb what is useful, Discard what is not, Add what is uniquely your own.”

3. Simplicity

“Simplicity is the key to brilliance.”

4. Break Barriers

“Using no way as way, using no limitation as limitation.”

5. Be Open-Minded

“Take no thought of who is right or wrong or who is better than. Be not for or against.”

6. Contribute

“Real living is living for others.”

7. Manage Your Time

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”

8. Be Flexible

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”

9. Set Goals

“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.”

10. Be Patient

“A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough.”

11. Kill the Box

“All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.”

12. Control Your Thoughts

“As you think, so shall you become.”

13. Take Action

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

14. Allow

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.”

15. Create Your Own Destiny

“To hell with circumstances; I create opportunities.”

16. Be You

“Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.”

17. Have Integrity

Knowledge will give you power, but character respect”

18. Learn the Rules, Break the Rules

“Obey the principles without being bound by them.”

19. Do Things for You

“Showing off is the fool’s idea of glory.”

20. Believe in Yourself

You just wait. I’m going to be the biggest Chinese Star in the world.”