Robert Greene Quotes

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Robert Greene Quotes

I hate the way war is seen as something inherently brutal and ugly. Yes, much of war brings out the worst part of our [peoples] nature. But in war, all kinds of noble human traits have been developed, such as discipline, cohesion, pride.
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Keep your friends for friendship, but work with the skilled and competent

— Robert Greene

Think of it this way: There are two kinds of failure. The first comes from never trying out your ideas because you are afraid, or because you are waiting for the perfect time. This kind of failure you can never learn from, and such timidity will destroy you. The second kind comes from a bold and venturesome spirit. If you fail in this way, the hit that you take to your reputation is greatly outweighed by what you learn. Repeated failure will toughen your spirit and show you with absolute clarity how things must be done.

— Robert Greene

Who can you trust?

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If no resistances or obstacles face you, you must create them. No seduction can proceed without them.

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They all overvalued the importance of stability.

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Masterpieces of beauty, craftsmanship, and stability, all erected

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Pioneer a totally new field, known as neurobotics.

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If we were controlling the performance, we never would have had someone push a button to make the pellet stove come on during a climatic moment. And after the loud pellet stove moment, which is like a Todd Haynes's Safe interruption into the home and into the narrative - as if the home is a like a ghost surrounding the characters - her performance changes entirely.

— Robert Greene

We must create our own world or we will die from inaction

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Do not envy those who seem to be naturally gifted; it is often a curse, as such types rarely learn the value of diligence and focus, and they pay for this later in life.

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Hangs in the uncertain balance of proud time.

— Robert Greene

No greater mischief could be wrought
Than love united to a jealous thought.

— Robert Greene

I hate the way war is seen as something inherently brutal and ugly. Yes, much of war brings out the worst part of our [people's] nature. But in war, all kinds of noble human traits have been developed, such as discipline, cohesion, pride.

— Robert Greene

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