"Princes and governments are far more dangerous than other elements within society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Niccolo Machiavelli on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Niccolo Machiavelli on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Niccolo Machiavelli on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Niccolo Machiavelli on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Niccolo Machiavelli on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."