Niccolò Machiavelli

“And you have to understand this, that a prince, especially a new one, cannot observe all those things for which men are esteemed, being often forced, in order to maintain the state, to act contrary to faith, friendship, humanity, and religion. “ The Prince, XVIII, 5”


Machiavelli Nicolo Machiavelli, The Prince
Read more quotes from Niccolò Machiavelli


Share this quote:
Share on Twitter

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!


This Quote Is From

The Prince The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
262,189 ratings, average rating, 8,484 reviews

Browse By Tag