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quotation: The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. Niccolo Machiavelli


The wise man does at once what the fool does finally.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of “The Prince”, by Nicolo Machiavelli


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Title: The Prince
Author: Nicolo Machiavelli
Translator: W. K. Marriott
Release Date: February 11, 2006 [EBook #1232]
Last Updated: November 5, 2012
Language: English
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TODAY’S BIRTHDAY: NICCOLÒ MACHIAVELLI (1469)


Niccolò Machiavelli (1469)

Machiavelli was a prominent Florentine author and statesman. He entered political service in 1498 and became acquainted with power politics through diplomatic missions, but he eventually fell out of favor and died embittered. His best-known work, The Prince, describes the means by which a leader may gain and maintain power. The adjective “Machiavellian” has since come to describe amoral cunning and justification by power. Did Machiavelli write the work as serious advice or as satire? More… Discuss

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