Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo Machiavelli

Italian political thinker, historian, writer, advocate of a strong state power.
Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how we ought to live, that he who abandons what is done for what ought to be done, will rather bring about his own ruin than his preservation.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The end of the republic is to enervate and to weaken all other bodies so as to increase its own body.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wars begin when you will, but they do not end when you please.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who either from imprudence or want of sagacity avoid doing so, are always overwhelmed with servitude and poverty; for faithful servants are always servants, and honest men are always poor; nor do any ever escape from servitude but the bold and faithless, or from poverty, but the rapacious and fraudulent.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Appear as you may wish to beMore Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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