Samson’s Tale Cautions Against Dark Triad Women

“Find out each man’s thumbscrew. ‘Tis the art of setting their wills in action. It needs more skill than resolution. You must know where to get at anyone. Every volition has a special motive which varies according to taste. All men are idolaters, some of fame, others of selfinterest, most of pleasure. Skill consists in knowing these idols in order to bring them into play. – Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658)
“Discover every man’s thumbscrew” —Aphorism #26 from Baltasar Gracian’s The Art of Worldly Wisdom, and Law #33 from Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power, showcases one of the most commonly-used Read More

Source: Return of Kings