"War should be the only study of a prince. He should consider peace only as a breathing-time, which gives him leisure to contrive, and furnishes as ability to execute, military plans."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Niccolo Machiavelli on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Niccolo Machiavelli on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Niccolo Machiavelli on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Niccolo Machiavelli on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Niccolo Machiavelli on John Lennon
"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."