The 50th Law Quotes by 50 Cent
Quotes: The 50th Law (Robert Greene)
The 48 Laws of Power is a true work of art, presenting the philosophies to some of the greatest thinkers in our history. Envy creates silent enemies. It is smart to occasionally display defects, and admit to harmless vices, in order to deflect envy and appear more human and approachable. Only gods and the dead can seem perfect with impunity. It strains constantly to break out of its cage, and if it is not tamed, it will run wild and cause you grief. Power cannot accrue to those who squander their treasure of words.
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The powerful are often people who in their youth have shown immense creativity in expressing something new through a new form. Society grants them power because it hungers for and rewards this sort of newness. The problem comes later, when they often grow conservative and possessive. They no longer dream of creating new forms; their identities are set, their habits congeal, and their rigidity makes them easy targets. Everyone knows their next move.
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Everything from the discussion of mastery, to exploiting opportunities in your environment and ultimately a call to self-actualization. Note: If you would like to download a high-quality PDF version of this quote collection, just click here. But you can stand as an individual bulwark to this trend and create power for yourself. You were born with the greatest weapon in all of nature—the rational, conscious mind. It has the power to expand your vision far and wide, giving you the unique capacity to distinguish patterns in events, learn from the past, glimpse into the future, see through appearances. Circumstances are conspiring to dull that weapon and render it useless by turning you inward and making you afraid of reality. This left his mind open to experiencing things as they are, the source of all knowledge.