Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini

The return we reap from generous actions is not always evident.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [08/24/2011 03:08:29]
Ambassadors are the eye and ear of states.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even though many people prove to be ungrateful, do not let that stop you from benefiting others-for not only is beneficence in itself a noble and almost divine quality, it may also happen that while you practice it, you will encounter someone so grateful that he will make up for all the others' ingratitude.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Conspiracies, since they cannot be engaged in without the fellowship of others, are for that reason most perilous; for as most men are either fools or knaves, we run excessive risk in making such folk our companions.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.More Francesco Guicciardini quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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