The more you say, the more likely you are to say something foolish.” ― Robert Greene, “If you are unsure of a course of action, do not attempt it.
Your doubts and hesitations will infect your execution.
Re-create yourself by forging a new identity, one that commands attention and never bores the audience.
Be the master of your own image rather than letting others define if for you.
They will find a way to punish you for making them feel inferior.
It is far safer to blend in and nurture the common touch.
You can just as easily choose not to notice the irritating offender, to consider the matter trivial and unworthy of your interest. What you do not react to cannot drag you down in a futile engagement. The best lesson you can teach an irritating gnat is to consign it to oblivion by ignoring it.” ― Robert Greene, “A heckler once interrupted Nikita Khrushchev in the middle of a speech in which he was denouncing the crimes of Stalin.
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And this presents a great danger.” ― Robert Greene, “A Prince asked the dying spanish statesman, "Does your Excellency forgive all your enemies?
" "I do not have to forgive all my enemies," answered the stateman, "I have had them all shot.” ― Robert Greene, “Remember: The best deceivers do everything they can to cloak their roguish qualities.
But should you offend their honor and their pride, they will overwhelm you with a violence that seems sudden and extreme given their slowness to anger.
If you want to turn people down, it is best to do so politely and respectfully, even if you feel their request is impudent or their offer ridiculous.” ― Robert Greene, “LAW 38Think As You Like But Behave Like Others If you make a show of going against the times, flaunting your unconventional ideas and unorthodox ways, people will think that you only want attention and that you look down upon them.