The 48 Laws of Power

Law 1: Never outshine the master . Make your masters appear more brilliant than they are and you will attain the heights of power. When it comes to power, outshining the master is perhaps the worst mistake of all. Never take your position for granted and never let any favors you receive go to your head.

The Skeptic’s Dictionary

Features definitions, arguments, and essays on hundreds of strange beliefs, amusing deceptions, dangerous delusions, logical fallacies, cognitive biases, perception, science, and philosophy.