"The book on stoicism that's taking the NFL by storm."
"Follow these precepts and you will revolutionize your life. Read this book!"
, author of The War of Art
and Gates of Fire
"A book for the bedside of every future--and current--leader in the world."
, author of The 48 Laws of Power and Mastery
"An absolute must-read."
, managing editor of Huffington Post
, author of Rome's Last Citizen
"First came Marcus Aurelius, then Frederick the Great . . . and now there's you. This surprising book shows you how to craft a life of wonder by embracing obstacles and challenges."
, author of The $100 Startup
"A very, very good book with lots of examples about people who had to overcome great obstacles to have success."
, head football coach at the University of Alabama
"In this tight, engaging book, Ryan Holiday shines a bright, powerful light on the path to living and leading well. Read it, learn from it, and get cracking!"
--Nancy F. Koehn
, historian and leadership expert, Harvard Business School
"My life has been beset with obstacles. It takes practice (and pain) to surmount them and achieve success. Ryan's book is a how-to guide for just that."
, investor and author of Choose Yourself
"Ryan Holiday has written a brilliant and engaging book, well beyond his years. . . . It is invaluable."
--Honorable Frederic Block
, Judge, U.S. District Court
"Even though I was familiar with the basis for this book -- the ancient philosophy of stoicism: overcoming obstacles through the practice of wisdom, courage, self-control, and mindfulness -- it felt like a revelation when I read it."--Allison K. Hill
, Los Angeles Daily News
"Tremendous! Go buy every book that Ryan Holiday has written."--John Tesh
, host of national radio show Intelligence for Your Life