"A return to first principles in a republic is sometimes caused by the simple virtues of one man. His good example has such an influence that the good men strive to imitate him, and the wicked are ashamed to lead a life so contrary to his example."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Niccolo Machiavelli on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Niccolo Machiavelli on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Niccolo Machiavelli on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Niccolo Machiavelli on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Niccolo Machiavelli on George Bernard Shaw
"No enterprise is more likely to succeed than one concealed from the enemy until it is ripe for execution."
"One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others."
"Whosoever desires constant success must change his conduct with the times."
"A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests."
"Men shrink less from offending one who inspires love than one who inspires fear."