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(Speak) Less Is More

(Speak) Less Is More

Impress and intimidate by saying less. The more you say, the more likely you are to say something foolish.

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The 48 Laws of Power

by Robert Greene

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Actions Over Arguments

Any triumph through argument is not worthwhile, the resentment lasts long. It is much more powerful to get others to agree with you through your actions without saying a word.

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Keep Them Second Guessing

Conceal your intentions, don't reveal the purpose behind your actions. Confuse the competition by acting unpredictably.

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No Free Lunch

What is offered for free is dangerous – It usually involves either a trick or a hidden obligation. By paying your own way, you stay clear of gratitude, guilt, and deceit.

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The Art Of Timing

Never appear in a hurry. Always seem patient, as if you know that everything will come to you eventually. Learn to stand back when the time is not yet ripe and to strike fiercely when it has reached fruition.

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The 48 Laws of Power

by Robert Greene

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Always make those above you feel comfortably superior. In your desire to please or impress them, do not go too far in displaying your talents or you might accomplish the opposite. Make your masters appear more brilliant than they are and you will attain the heights of power.

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The 48 Laws of Power

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"Never make the mistake of thinking that you elevate yourself by humiliating people"

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