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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

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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




Translation  

Translation

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French
Il y a deux manières de combattre, l’une avec les lois, l’autre avec la force. La première est propre aux hommes, l’autre nous est commune avec les bêtes.”
Nicolas Machiavel - Le Prince

German
Es gibt zwei Arten des Kampfes, den einen mit den Gesetzen, den anderen mit der Gewalt. Die erste gehört den Menschen, die zweite den Thieren.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - Der Fürst




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I dare to believe that inner joy has some secret power to win the favour of fortune.”
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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.”
Theodor W. Adorno
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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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That which does not kill me makes me stronger.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Twilight of the Idols
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes for: law:



Quotes for: law

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Act only according to that maxim whereby you can, at the same time, will that it should become a universal law.”
Immanuel Kant - Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Article VIII – The law should establish only penalties that are strictly and evidently necessary, and no one can be punished but under a law established and promulgated before the offense and legally applied.”
- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen of 1789
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Quotes about man, all human beings:



Quotes for: Man

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Man is the future of man.”
Francis Ponge
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People are like bicycles. They can keep their balance only as long as they keep moving.”
Albert Einstein
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No man is weak by choice.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
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Niccolo Machiavelli also said...


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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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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