Robert Greene Quotes.
If you’re in business or politics, you need to have an intense understanding of what’s going on around you.
Emotions are continually affecting our thought processes and decisions, below the level of our awareness. And the most common emotion of them all is the desire for pleasure and the avoidance of pain.
To me, my house is always recreating what I lost in youth.
Grand strategy is the art of looking beyond the present battle and calculating ahead. Focus on your ultimate goal and plot to reach it.
The world wants to assign you a role in life. And once you accept that role you are doomed.
In any court-like environment of power, you will inevitably find people who are drawn to those who are successful or powerful, not out of admiration, but out of secret envy.
What matters in the Sun-tzu universe are not positions of strength and power, but situations in which you have options, full of potential force.
Create a ladder of values and priorities in your life, reminding yourself of what really matters to you.
I believe that everything happens for a reason, and what seems bad at first might in fact be something of a blessing.
Many people have an intense feeling about what they’re best at. Too often, they’re driven away from it by other people.
Understand: people will constantly attack you in life. One of their main weapons will be to instill in you doubts about yourself вЂ“ your worth, your abilities, your potential. They will often disguise this as their objective opinion, but invariably it has a political purpose вЂ“ they want to keep you down.
Over the years I’ve met quite a few big rappers. Then it exploded with 50 Cent, and I did a book with him. It’s always a strange meeting of two worlds, it’s very exciting.
Understand: any phenomenon in the world is by nature complex. The people you deal with are equally complex. Any action sets off a limitless chain of reactions. It is never so simple as A leads to B. B will lead to C, D and beyond.
In the world today many people rightfully feel entitled to have success and the good things in life, but they usually understand it will require sacrifice and hard work.