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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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We do not suffer from things to which we are accustomed.
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Art of War




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Translation

(French)


French
L'habitude atténue les souffrances.”
Nicolas Machiavel - L'Art de la guerre




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Quotes for: habit


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Custom is second nature.”
Augustine of Hippo
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The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.”
Marcel Proust
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While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.”
David Hume - An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
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Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.”
Benjamin Franklin
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.”
Edvard Munch
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To tolerate is to take upon oneself; a tolerance that comes into being on the backs of others is no longer tolerance. To tolerate the suffering of others, to tolerate an injustice of which we are not a victim or an atrocity that we are spared is not tolerance but selfishness, indifference, or worse.”
André Comte-Sponville - A Small Treatise on the Great Virtues
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Great souls endure in silence.”
Friedrich Schiller
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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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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Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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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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Not to extinguish our free-will, I hold it to be true that fortune is the arbiter of one half of our actions, but that she still leaves us to direct the other half, or perhaps a little less.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince
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