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  • Italian political philos­opher, author of "The Prince"

Encyclopedia

  • Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian philosopher and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance. The Machiavelli family are believed to be descended from the old. — “Niccolò Machiavelli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Prince (Italian: Il Principe) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. But the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. — “The Prince - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Niccolò Machiavelli. Machiavellianism is, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, "the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or in general conduct", deriving from the Italian Renaissance diplomat and writer Niccolò Machiavelli,. — “Machiavellianism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "My information dates from the day on which I was arrested," returned the Abbe Faria; "and as the emperor had created the kingdom of Rome for his infant son, I presume that he has realized the dream of Machiavelli and Caesar Borgia, which was to make Italy a united kingdom." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • 'Tis related of many great leaders that they have had certain books in particular esteem, as Alexander the Great, Homer; Scipio Africanus, Xenophon; Marcus Brutus, Polybius; Charles V., Philip'de Comines; and 'tis said that, in our times, Machiavelli is elsewhere still in repute; but the late Marshal Strozzi, who had taken Caesar for his man, doubtless made the best choice, seeing that it indeed ought to be the breviary of every soldier, as being the true and sovereign pattern of the military art. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • 'Tis hard and ill-paid task to order all things beforehand by the rule of our own security, as is well hinted by Machiavelli concerning Caesar Borgia, who, saith he, had thought of all that might occur on his father's death, and had provided against every evil chance save only one: it had never come into his mind that when his father died, his own death would quickly follow. — “Daniel Deronda” by George Eliot

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