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The 48 Laws of Power Quotes

“Never seem to be in a hurry — hurrying betrays a lack of control over yourself and over time. Always seem patient, as if you know that everything will come to you eventually.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Never take your position for granted and never let any favors you receive go to your head.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Never waste valuable time, or mental peace of mind, on the affairs of others—that is too high a price to pay.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Once envy reveals itself for what it is, the only solution is often to flee the presence of the enviers, leaving them to stew in a hell of their own creation.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Teach no one your tricks or they will be used against you.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“The best deceivers do everything they can to cloak their roguish qualities. They cultivate an air of honesty in one area to disguise their dishonesty in others. Honesty is merely another decoy in their arsenal of weapons.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“The human tongue is a beast that few can master.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“The truth is generally seen, rarely heard.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“There is nothing more intoxicating than victory, and nothing more dangerous.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Think as you like but behave like others. If you make a show of going against the times, flaunting your unconventional ideas and unorthodox ways, people will think that you only want attention and that you look down upon them. They will find a way to punish you for making them feel inferior. It is far safer to blend in and nurture the common touch. Share your originality only with tolerant friends and those who are sure to appreciate your uniqueness.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Too much circulation makes the price go down: The more you are seen and heard from, the more common you appear.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“Use absence to create respect and esteem. If presence diminishes fame, absence augments it.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“When you beat an enemy, make your victory complete. Crush him into nonexistence.”

The 48 Laws of Power

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“When you meet a swordsman, draw your sword: Do not recite poetry to one who is not a poet.”

The 48 Laws of Power

“When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity. You cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others.”

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“He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.”

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The 50th Law Quotes

“People will constantly attack you in life. One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself – your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose – they want to keep you down.”

The 50th Law

“Your fears are a kind of prison that confines you within a limited range of action. The less you fear, the more power you will have and the more fully you will live.”

The 50th Law

The Art of Seduction Quotes

“Seduction is a game of attention, of slowly filling the other person’s mind with your presence.”

The Art of Seduction

“Seduction is not about manipulation but about understanding and utilizing the power of attraction.”

The Art of Seduction

“Try to persuade a person by appealing to their consciousness, by saying outright what you want, by showing all your cards, and what hope do you have? You are just one more irritation to be tuned out.”

The Art of Seduction

“When our emotions are engaged, we often have trouble seeing things as they are.”

The Art of Seduction

“Your greatest power in seduction is your ability to turn away, to make others come after you, delaying their satisfaction.”

The Art of Seduction

Twitter post Quotes

“Always stick to what makes you weird, odd, strange, different. That’s your source of power.”

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“As Xenophon said, your obstacles are not rivers or mountains or other people; your obstacle is yourself.”

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“Be a flame of positive emotions and you will never be without a friend.”

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“Displaying anger and emotion are signs of weakness; you cannot control yourself, so how can you control anything?”

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“Do not show all your cards. An air of mystery heightens your presence; it also creates anticipation.”

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“Do something that makes you feel at the peak of your being.”

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“Don't get comfortable. Take risks. Change. Try learning about a field you don't know anything about. Or stepping into a viewpoint you've never considered.”

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“Who can doubt that God created us to be happy, and thereto made us to love one another? It is plainly written as Gospel. The heart is sometimes so embittered that nothing but Divine love can sweeten it, so enraged that devotion can only becalm it, and so broken down that it takes all the forces of heavenly hope to raise it. In short, the religion of Jesus Christ is the only sure and controlling power over sin.


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