Robert Greene Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Robert Greene quotes, Robert Greene sayings, and Robert Greene proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Hasty climbers have sudden falls. Robert Greene
I believe that everything happens for a reason, and what seems bad at first might in fact be something of a blessing. Robert Greene
Sexuality is extremely disruptive. The insecurities and emotions it stirs up can often cut short a relationship that would otherwise be deeper and longer lasting. Robert Greene
You must learn to stir people's curiosity by letting them glimpse something in your private life. Robert Greene
Never rush into the waiting arms of the first person who seems to like you. That is not seduction but insecurity. Robert Greene
Your greatest power in seduction is your ability to turn away, to make others come after you, delaying their satisfaction. Robert Greene
When our emotions are engaged, we often have trouble seeing things as they are. Robert Greene
Your unhappiness is a way of speaking to you, it's telling you something isn't right. Robert Greene
If you're really driven and you want something deep, hard enough in life, you're going to get it. Robert Greene
News makes things black and white. Documentary filmmaking should do the opposite. Robert Greene
Any titles, money, or privilege you inherit are actually hindrances. They delude you into believing you are owed respect. Robert Greene
No greater mischief could be wrought than love united to a jealous thought. Robert Greene
The passive ironic attitude is not cool or romantic, but pathetic and destructive. Robert Greene
The human tongue is a beast that few can master. Robert Greene
Be relentless in your pursuit for expansion. Robert Greene
Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content. The quiet mind is richer than a crown. Robert Greene
The human tongue is a beast that few can master. Robert Greene
Be Royal in your on own fashion. Act like a King to be treated. Robert Greene
Our times might emphasize equality, which we then mistake for the need for everyone to be the same, but what we really mean by this is the equal chance for people to express their differences, to let a thousand flowers bloom. Robert Greene
When there are no other options, people fight harder. If the choice is life or death they have nothing to lose. Robert Greene
Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emperors crown themselves. Robert Greene
Mastery is not a question of genetics of luck, but of following your natural inclinations and the deep desires that stirs you from within. Robert Greene
Mastery is not a function of I.Q. or natural talent or wealthy parents who can send you to the best school, but rather the result of going through a learning process, fueled by the desire to grow and the persistence to push past any obstacles. Robert Greene
We generally follow what others have done, performing the accepted exercises for these skills. This is the path of amateurs. To attain mastery, you must adopt what we shall call Resistance Practice. The principle is simple – you go in the opposite direction of all of your natural tendencies when it comes to practice. Robert Greene
Anyone who would spend ten years absorbing the techniques and conventions of their field, trying them out, mastering them, exploring and personalizing them, would inevitably find their authentic voice and give birth to something unique and expressive. Robert Greene
Strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter. Robert Greene
Twere sin to stain fair Venus' courts with blood Robert Greene
Most people are passive aggressive in this world. I have the idea that the human being is born with a kind of reservoir of aggression. We are inherently somewhat aggressive creatures and we either channel that in direct ways or we channel it in indirect ways and become passive aggressive. Robert Greene
There is no coincidence that stability brings success, and success brings stability. Robert Greene
Your sense of self-worth comes from you alone— never the opinion of others. Robert Greene