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Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Ability and perseverance are the weapons of weakness.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It is necessary that the prince should know how to color his nature well, and how to be a hypocrite and dissembler. For men are so simple, and yield so much to immediate necessity, that the deceiver will never lack dupes.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For among other evils caused by being disarmed, it renders you contemptible; which is one of those disgraceful things which a prince must guard against.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men are so simple and so much inclined to obey immediate needs that a deceiver will never lack victims for his deceptions.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “In war, discipline can do more than fury.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men seldom rise from low condition to high rank without employing either force or fraud, unless that rank should be attained either by gift or inheritance.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Speaking generally, men are ungrateful, fickle, hypocritical, fearful odanger and covetous ogain.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Republics have a longer life and enjoy better fortune than principalities, because they can profit by their greater internal diversity. They are the better able to meet emergencies.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent, so that if he does not attain to their greatness, at any rate he will get some tinge of it.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “So long as the great majority of men are not deprived of either property or honor, they are satisfied.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “You have to be a prince to understand the people, and you have to belong to the people to understand the princes...”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “You must never believe that the enemy does not know how to conduct his own affairs. Indeed, if you want to be deceived less and want to bear less danger, the more the enemy is weak or the less the enemy is cautious, so much more must you esteem him.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who makes war his profession cannot be otherwise than vicious. War makes thieves, and peace brings them to the gallows.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The innovator has for enemies all who have done well under the old, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “We have not seen great things done in our time except by those who have been considered mean; the rest have failed.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Whoever is the cause of another becoming powerful, is ruined himself.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men as a whole judge more with their eyes than with their hands.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who would foresee what is to happen should look to what has happened: for all that is has its counterpart in time past.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A wise prince will seek means by which his subjects will always and in every possible condition of things have need of his government, and then they will always be faithful to him.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It is a foolish prince who entrusts the safety of his lands to hired men.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Human beings remain constant in their methods of conduct.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “God creates men, but they choose each other.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Appear as you may wish to be.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It is better to be bold than too circumspect, because fortune is of a sex which likes not a tardy wooer and repulses all who are not ardent.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “For one change always leaves a dovetail into which another will fit.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “A man who is used to acting in one way never changes; he must come to ruin when the times, in changing, no longer are in harmony with his ways.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The world has always been the same; and there is always as much good fortune as bad in it.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Rome remained free for four hundred years and Sparta eight hundred, although their citizens were armed all that time; but many other states that have been disarmed have lost their liberties in less than forty years.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “In respect to foresight and firmness, the people are more prudent, more stable, and have better judgement than princes.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “It makes him hated above all things, as I have said, to be rapacious, and to be a violator of the property and women of his subjects, from both of which he must abstain.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Princes should delegate to others the enactment of unpopular measures and keep in their own hands the means of winning favours.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “There is simply no comparison between a man who is armed and one who is not. It is simply unreasonable to expect that an armed man should obey one who is unarmed, or that an unarmed man should remain safe and secure when his servants are armed.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Change has no constituency.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men are so stupid and concerned with their present needs, they will always let themselves be deceived.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men walk almost always in the paths trodden by others, proceeding in their actions by imitation.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “We cannot attribute to fortune or virtue that which is achieved without either.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The new ruler must determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He must inflict them once and for all.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “When fortune wishes to bring mighty events to a successful conclusion, she selects some man of spirit and ability who knows how to seize the opportunity she offers.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Occasionally words must serve to veil the facts. But let this happen in such a way that no one become aware of it; or, if it should be noticed, excuses must be at hand to be produced immediately.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “The Swiss are well armed and enjoy great freedom.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “He who has not first laid his foundations may be able with great ability to lay them afterwards, but they will be laid with trouble to the architect and danger to the building.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Delusion gives you more happiness than truth gives to me. For injuries ought to be done all at one time, so that, being tasted less, they offend less; benefits ought to be given little by little, so that the flavour of them may last longer.”
Niccolò Machiavelli Quote: “Men generally decide upon a middle course, which is most hazardous, for they know neither how to be entirely good nor entirely bad.”
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