Life guidance from a famed Renaissance man. This influential work of philosophy by one of the great thinkers of the Renaissance era advises people of all walks of life how to approach political, professional, and personal situations in a dog-eat-dog world. Comprised of three hundred pithy aphorisms, it offers thought-provoking and accessible advice. Some subjects include " Never Compete," " The Art of Letting Things Alone," and " Anticipate Injuries and Turn Them into Favours." This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.