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Niccolo Machiavelli

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Biography - Niccolo Machiavelli:

Italian diplomat, politician, philosopher, humanist and writer.
Born: 1469 - Died: 1527
Period:
16th century
15th century
Place of birth: Italy
Italy

Quote

Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.
Niccolo Machiavelli



Note  

Note



Other Version: "Men have less scruple in offending one who makes himself loved than one who makes himself feared;"




Translation  

Translation

(German, French)


German
Die Menschen machen sich weniger daraus, den zu beleidigen, der sich beliebt macht, als den, der gefürchtet wird;”
Niccolo Machiavelli

French
Les hommes regardent moins à offenser celui qui se fait aimer que celui qui se fait craindre ;”
Nicolas Machiavel




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Where there is love there is life.”
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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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We do not suffer from things to which we are accustomed.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Art of War
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Where nature is lacking, work supplies.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Art of War
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