No single man in his sanity would not want to become powerful in this world. Before we contemplate about pursuit of power and seek the approach to acquire it, we should first know what exactly is it that we are looking for. It’s simple to define POWER, but not to understand it. Likewise, it is simple to yearn for it, but not to learn about/from it. So, what is power? Google says, “it is the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events.”
Bruce Lee quotes Knowledge will give you power, but character respect.
Booker T. Washington remarked Character is power.
Do you see the contradiction?
What gives you power?
Knowledge gives you power. Then why is history is abound with foolish kings?
Character gives you power. Then how come oppressive rulers reigned for so many centuries?
Strength gives you power. Then how was a feeble Gandhi powerful enough to influence millions through non-violence?
Wealth gives you power. Then how are rich tycoons slain by the anti-social elements of society?
Game of thrones book
The answer to the many of our questions can often be found in unexpected places. Coming across books that not only become the greatest works of humankind, but also personally influence you, is seldom. Yet, with such discovery ensues self-analysis process.
A Song of Ice and Fire is one great piece of literature, replete with politics, diplomacy, enigma, emotions and thrill. It is a series of novels, authored by George R. R. Martin and popularized by the TV serial named Game of Thrones.
(If you aren’t aware about it, you may first click on the following button to first get an idea about the characters and basic plot, so that you may understand the riddle in a better way).
Read read about relevant Characters and brief introduction of Story