For as laws are necessary that good manners be preserved, so there is need of good manners that law may be maintained
Quote by Niccolo Machiavelli
Law And Lawyers Quotes
One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others.
Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society.
Men sooner forget the death of their father than the loss of their patrimony.
Of mankind we may say in general they are fickle, hypocritical, and greedy of gain.
The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity...
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity...
It is much more secure to be feared than to be loved.
Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist...
No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it...
A prince never lacks legitimate reasons to break his promise.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Benefits should be conferred gradually; and in that way they will taste better.
When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust...
Each candidate behaved well in the hope of being judged worthy of election. However, this...
War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as...
There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the other appreciates...
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom...
To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand...
Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.