Niccolo Machiavelli

Niccolo Machiavelli

Italian political thinker, historian, writer, advocate of a strong state power.
Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [07/12/2011 12:07:07]
And here one must not that hatred is acquired just as much by means of good actions as by bad ones; and so, as I said above, if a prince wishes to maintain the state, he is often obliged not to be good; because whenever that group which you believe you need to support you is corrupted, whether it be the common people, the soldiers, or the nobles, it is to your advantage to follow their inclinations in order to satisfy them; and then good actions are your enemy.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There are three kinds of brains. The one understands things unassisted, the other understands things when shown by others, the third understands neither alone nor with the explanations of others.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
And if, to be sure, sometimes you need to conceal a fact with words, do it in such a way that it does not become known, or, if it does become known, that you have a ready and quick defense.More Niccolo Machiavelli quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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