"To understand the nature of the people one must be a prince, and to understand the nature of the prince, one must be of the people."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Niccolo Machiavelli on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Niccolo Machiavelli on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Niccolo Machiavelli on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Niccolo Machiavelli on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Niccolo Machiavelli on Abraham Lincoln
"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."