What are the 48 Laws
Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature.
Robert Greene as mentor to Ryan Holiday
Ryan (of Daily Stoic, Obstacle is the way, etc.) was mentored by Robert Green. Ryan mentioned in a video how Robert Green taught him to categorize and sort notes he takes from reading.
Prison and the 48 Laws
The 48 Laws Of Power, as well as Greene’s follow-up, The Art of Seduction, are both banned books. The Utah prison system feels that both books have the ability to teach inmates how to manipulate others.
50 Cent and 50’s Law
In The 50th Law, hip hop and pop culture icon 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson) joins forces with Robert Greene, bestselling author of The 48 Laws of Power, to write a “bible” for success in life and work based on a single principle: fear nothing.
Law 1 Never outshine the master
Law 3 Conceal your intentions
Lw 4 Always say less than necessary
Law 5 so much depends on reputation guard it with your life
Law 9 win through your actions, never through an argument
Law 40 Despise the Free Lunch
Law 46 Never appear too perfect
Law 47 Do not go past the mark you aimed for: in victory, learn when to stop
Law 7 Get others to do work for you, but always take credit
Law 14 Pose as a friend, work as a spy
Law 17 Keep others in suspended terror: Cultivate an air of unpredictability
Law 30 Make your accomplishments seem effortless
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