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Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “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.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand the nature of the prince, one must be of the people.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The sinews of war are not gold, but good soldiers; for gold alone will not procure good soldiers, but good soldiers will always procure gold.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Wise men say, and not without reason, that whosoever wished to foresee the future might consult the past.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The leader should know how to enter into evil when necessity commands.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances, as though they were realities, and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “There is nothing so difficult or so dangerous as to undertake to change the order of things.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The one who adapts his policy to the times prospers, and likewise that the one whose policy clashes with the demands of the times does not.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A prince is also esteemed when he is a true friend and a true enemy.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It has always been the opinion and judgment of wise men that nothing can be so uncertain as fame or power not founded on its own strength.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “One who deceives will always find those who allow themselves to be deceived.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Forgiveness proceeds from a generous soul.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Hence it comes about that all armed Prophets have been victorious, and all unarmed Prophets have been destroyed.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “War brings out thieves and peace hangs them.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “There is no surer sign of decay in a country than to see the rites of religion held in contempt.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A prince need trouble little about conspiracies when the people are well disposed, but when they are hostile and hold him in hatred, then he must fear everything and everybody.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The unarmed man is not just defenseless – he is also contemptible.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “One should never permit a disorder to persist in order to avoid a war, for wars cannot be avoided and can only be deferred to the advantage of others.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “I hope and hoping feeds my pain I weep and weeping feeds my failing heart I laugh but the laughter does not pass within I burn but the burning makes no mark outside.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Violence must be inflicted once for all; people will then forget what it tastes like and so be less resentful. Benefits must be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A battle that you win cancels any other bad action of yours. In the same way, by losing one, all the good things worked by you before become vain.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Thus it is well to seem merciful, faithful, humane, sincere, religious, and also to be so; but you must have the mind so disposed that when it is needful to be otherwise you may be able to change to the opposite qualities.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who becomes a Prince through the favour of the people should always keep on good terms with them; which it is easy for him to do, since all they ask is not to be oppressed.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Therefore the best fortress is to be found in the love of the people, for although you may have fortresses they will not save you if you are hated by the people.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For a long time I have not said what I believed, nor do I ever believe what I say, and if indeed sometimes I do happen to tell the truth, I hide it among so many lies that it is hard to find.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Good order makes men bold, and confusion, cowards.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Is it better to be loved or feared?”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who is the cause of another’s advancement is thereby the cause of his own ruin.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It is a common failing of man not to take account of tempests during fair weather.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The chief foundations of all states, new as well as old or composite, are good laws and good arms.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him to despair.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Only those means of security are good, are certain, are lasting, that depend on yourself and your own vigor.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The vulgar crowd always is taken by appearances, and the world consists chiefly of the vulgar.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For as laws are necessary that good manners be preserved, so there is need of good manners that law may be maintained.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “With difficulty he is beaten who can estimate his own forces and those of his enemy.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Therefore it is unnecessary for a prince to have all the good qualities I have enumerated, but it is very necessary to appear to have them.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “By the delusions of seeming good the people are often misled to desire their own ruin; and they are frequently influenced by great hopes and brave promises.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Every little advantage is of great moment when men have to come to blows.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Among other evils which being unarmed brings you, it causes you to be despised.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Although deceit is detestable in all other things, yet in the conduct of war it is laudable and honorable; and a commander who vanquishes an enemy by stratagem is equally praised with one who gains victory by force.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “All the States and Governments by which men are or ever have been ruled, have been and are either Republics or Princedoms.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For, besides what has been said, it should be borne in mind that the temper of the multitude is fickle, and that while it is easy to persuade them of a thing, it is hard to fix them in that persuasion.”
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