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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
Source: The Prince

Quote

A prudent man should always follow in the path trodden by great men and imitate those who are most excellent.
Niccolo Machiavelli - The Prince




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Un homme prudent doit toujours s'engager sur des chemins battus par de grands hommes et imiter ceux qui ont été très excellents.”
Nicolas Machiavel - Le Prince

German
Ein kluger Mann sollte immer den von großen Menschen beschrittenen Weg gehen und die Besten imitieren.”
Niccolo Machiavelli - Der Fürst




See also  

See also...



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Know or listen to those who know.”
Baltasar Gracian

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Examine men's ruling principles, even those of the wise, what kind of things they avoid, and what kind they pursue.”
Marcus Aurelius - Meditations




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Quotes for: Prudence:


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A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.”
Jean de La Fontaine - Fables
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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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The cautious seldom err.”
Confucius
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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”
Francis Bacon
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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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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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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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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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