INspirational Relationship quotes from niccolo machiavelli of all time

INspirational Relationship quotes from niccolo machiavelli of all time

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In 1513, Niccolo Machiavelli wrote a book on statecraft and the wielding of power called ‘The Prince.’Here are some famous machiavelli quotes on power or human nature,almost from his book,"the prince".


 

  • “A prince should therefore have no other aim or thought, nor take up any other thing for his study but war and it organization and discipline, for that is the only art that is necessary to one who commands.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Because just as good morals, if they are to be maintained, have need of the laws, so the laws, if they are to be observed, have need of good morals. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “God creates men, but they choose each other.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “He who blinded by ambition, raises himself to a position whence he cannot mount higher, must thereafter fall with the greatest loss.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “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.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “He who wishes to be obeyed must know how to command. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “I consider it a mark of great prudence in a man to abstain from threats or any contemptuous expressions, for neither of these weaken the enemy, but threats make him more cautious, and the other excites his hatred, and a desire to revenge himself.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “It should be noted that when he seizes a state the new ruler ought to determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He should inflict them once and for all, and not have to renew them every day.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “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.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Never was anything great achieved without danger.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes
     

 

  • “Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “States that rise quickly, just as all the other things of nature that are born and grow rapidly, cannot have roots and ramifications; the first bad weather kills them. ” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “The fact is that a man who wants to act virtuously in every way necessarily comes to grief among so many who are not virtuous.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “The main foundations of every state, new states as well as ancient or composite ones, are good laws and good arms you cannot have good laws without good arms, and where there are good arms, good laws inevitably follow.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed to the advantages of others.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order to things.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “War connot be avoided; it can only be postponed to the others advantage.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “War is a profession by which a man cannot live honorably; an employment by which the soldier, if he would reap any profit, is obliged to be false, rapacious, and cruel.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Where the willingness is great, the difficulties cannot be great.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

  • “Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it.” — niccolo machiavelli quotes

 

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