The 48 Laws of Power Quotes by Robert Greene

We have curated a list of the best quotes from the book “The 48 Laws of Power”. Let’s get a look at quotes.

The 48 Laws of Power Quotes by Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power is a self-help book written by American author Robert Greene and was published in 1998. The is very popular with well-known celebrities, entrepreneurs, rappers athletes, and actors including Drake, Michael Jackson, Will Smith, Kanye West, Ludacris, and more. 

Robert Greene has curated some powerful ideas in the book while he was working as a writer in Hollywood. Now let’s talk about the quotes from The 48 Laws of Power book.

Best Quotes from the 48 Laws of Power:

1. “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”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

2. “If you are unsure of a course of action, do not attempt it. Your doubts and hesitations will infect your execution. Timidity is dangerous: Better to enter with boldness. Any mistakes you commit through audacity are easily corrected with more audacity. Everyone admires the bold; no one honors the timid.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

3. “Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

4. “Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip; it is your life’s artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

5. “Many a serious thinker has been produced in prisons, where we have nothing to do but think.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

7. “Lord, protect me from my friends; I can take care of my enemies.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

9. “Strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

10. “person who cannot control his words shows that he cannot control himself, and is unworthy of respect.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

11. “For the future, the motto is, “No days unalert.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

12. “Be Royal in your Own Fashion: Act like a King to be treated”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

13. “do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

14. “An emotional response to a situation is the single greatest barrier to power, a mistake that will cost you a lot more than any temporary satisfaction you might gain by expressing your feelings.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

16. “Friendship and love blind every man to their interests.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

17. “Never be distracted by people’s glamorous portraits of themselves and their lives; search and dig for what really imprisons them.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

18. “He who poses as a fool is not a fool.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

19. “The key to power, then, is the ability to judge who is best able to further your interests in all situations. Keep friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

21. “Fools say that they learn by experience. I prefer to profit by others’ experience.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

22. “Power is a game, and in games, you do not judge your opponents by their intentions but by the effects of their actions.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

23. “All masters want to appear more brilliant than other people.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

25. “Any man who tries to be good all the time is bound to come to ruin among the great number who are not good.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

26. “Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emperors crown themselves.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

27. “You cannot repress anger or love, or avoid feeling them, and you should not try.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

28. “Sometimes any emotion is better than the boredom of security.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

29. “It is not much good being wise among fools and sane among lunatics.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

30. “Everyone admires the bold; no one honors the timid.”

― Robert Greene, The 48 Laws of Power

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