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The Prince #2020

The Prince By Niccolò Machiavelli The Prince THE PRINCE was written by Niccolo Machiavelli in the s It has continued to be a best seller in many languages Presently it is translated into modern English with illustrations by Benjamin Martin
  • Title: The Prince
  • Author: Niccolò Machiavelli
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  • Page: 228
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  • The Prince By Niccolò Machiavelli THE PRINCE was written by Niccolo Machiavelli in the 1500s It has continued to be a best seller in many languages Presently, it is translated into modern English, with illustrations by Benjamin Martinez and an Introduction by Adolph Cso.The Prince is a classic book that explores the attainment, maintenance, and utilization of political power in the western world MachiaTHE PRINCE was written by Niccolo Machiavelli in the 1500s It has continued to be a best seller in many languages Presently, it is translated into modern English, with illustrations by Benjamin Martinez and an Introduction by Adolph Cso.The Prince is a classic book that explores the attainment, maintenance, and utilization of political power in the western world Machiavelli wrote The Prince to demonstrate his skill in the art of the state, presenting advice on how a prince might acquire and hold power Machiavelli defended the notion of rule by force rather than by law Accordingly, The Prince seems to rationalize a number of actions done solely to perpetuate power It is an examination of power its attainment, development, and successful use.
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    1. Niccolò Machiavelli

      Niccol di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was an Italian political philosopher, musician, poet, and romantic comedic playwright He is a figure of the Italian Renaissance and a central figure of its political component, most widely known for his treatises on realist political theory The Prince on the one hand and republicanism Discourses on Livy on the other.

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    1. That single statement boys and girls is the crux at the heart of the matter resting at the bottom line of Niccolo Machiavelli s world changing classic on the defining use of realpolitik in governance and foreign policy Despite popular perception, Machiavelli, whose name has often been used as a synonym for political ASSHATery, was not arguing that it s better to be immoral, cruel and evil than to be moral, just and good Rather, Machiavelli was demonstrating, through reasoned analysis based on nu [...]



    2. I m weirdly pleased that The Prince lives up to its reputation it is indeed Machiavellian Here s his advice on conquering self governing states i.e democracies The only way to hold on to such a state is to reduce it to rubble Well then.I d like to say that any guy whose last name becomes a synonym for evil is a badass, but Machiavelli wasn t he was a failed minor diplomat who wrote this in a failed attempt to get reemployed Stupid attempt, too anyone who hired him would be advertising that he es [...]



    3. Italy in the early 1500 s was a sad, dispirited land of constant wars, deaths, destructions, political betrayals, schemes of conquest by greedy aristocrats, trying to enlarge their petty Italian states, invasion by ruthless, foreign troops, from France, Spain, the Swiss, rulers being overthrown and killed, armies continuously marching, towns sacked, fires blazing, black smoke poring into the sky , mercenary soldiers, slaughtering the innocent, pestilence spreading, only the wise, the strong and [...]


    4. This is no Little Prince, that s for sure You must kill the fox, burn the rose, murder the businessman, if any of them tries to take control over your princedom There is no time to be nice There is only time to seem to be nice At the end of the day, it is better to be feared than loved, if you can t be both But, keep in mind chapter 23.The Prince was written in the 16th century, and some of its ideas are too contemporary It is a major treatise that influenced political leaders, through history M [...]



    5. I don t know how come I never reviewed this one but recently I was visiting this friend of mine in south India, Pramod yes, the one from , when he showed me this not so popular smaller piece, allegedly written by the author in his last days, Le Gente and never published for common people about how they can succeed in social life using diplomacy There were only twenty copies of same written in 19th century, of which Pramod s was one Since he is a sort of book worshipper, he won t let me touch it [...]


    6. In this book, Machiavelli makes his purpose clear how to get power and keep it No happiness No warm and fuzzy pats on the back Definitely no hugs No words of encouragement Definitely nothing about being nice Being nice, in politics, in war, in struggles for power, often ends with one person winning and the other person being in prison, disgraced, exiled, or dead That was the context in which Machiavelli wrote this book Italy at the time was a collection of warring states, not united One power wo [...]


    7. The Prince, Niccol MachiavelliCharacters Theseus, Alexander the Great, Louis XII, Cesare Borgia, Francesco Sforza, Niccol Machiavelli, Pope Alexander VI 1995 1995 16 1311 130 1357 140 1366 135 1387 191 1392 190 1392 96 .


    8. How to run things and hopefully remain popular but not give a monkey s if they hate you How to instil enough fear in people that they at least show respect to your face.Plenty of good lessons here for a politician, but adaptable by anyone if you don t mind being thought evil by your nearest and dearest And I don t.




    9. The Prince, Niccol MachiavelliCharacters Theseus, Alexander the Great, Louis XII, Cesare Borgia, Francesco Sforza, Niccol Machiavelli, Pope Alexander VI 16 1311 130 1357 140 1366 135 1387 191 1392 190 1392 96 .


    10. A young colleague of mine recently said management is easy I smiled enigmatically and considered buying him a copy of The Prince but I fear it would be wasted I am now on my third copy of this book which, alas, I can only read in English The George Bull translation as reprinted in 1995 is the version I currently refer to.I first read this book when studying economic history at high school in the second half of the last century I was intrigued by Machiavelli s advice even though I had little unde [...]


    11. This book is the perfect representation between the best and the worst of House Slytherin in the Harry Potter verse, and that is how I presented it to my class I got an A on the paper, so it does make sense Everyone sees what you appear to be, few experience what you really are Yes Machiavelli, at least you make some logical sense Here is my reasoning about Slytherin and The Prince Slytherin House, which is known for cunningness, astuteness, ambition, thirst for power, self preservation, but als [...]




    12. I didn t know exactly what to expect, when starting this classic treatise As it turns out, the book is very accessible Machiavelli turns out to have a very pragmatic, and practical approach to governing One of the most important recommendations he has, is that a governing prince should keep his subjects happy At least, don t do too many things to make them unhappy If a governor finds himself with a population that is unhappy with him, then it is very vulnerable to attacks from the outside.What a [...]





    13. Libertine magazine issue 3 has a quote down the spine it is the common good, and not private gain, that makes the cities greatI like to quote this to friends and play the yes no game at guessing who said it Everyone is stunned that it was Machiavelli.In times when Machiavelli sounds radical, look sharp




    14. JANUARY 2017 One aspect of this how to manual deals with doing a whole lot of infamous things at the same time to keep adversaries complainants on the back foot, and this really does seem to be the MO over the pond at this moment A revisit via youtube animationThis book, and its ag d source, The Art of War , are in his top ten of books I didn t see in either book the part where the prince falls out off his fucking head trying to achieve all the sociopathic manouvering alluded to.Unrated 1 4 Extr [...]



    15. I will go out on a limb to say that second only to the major religious works the Bible, the Koran, etc , Nicolo Macchiavellie s The Prince is the most important and influential work that has ever been put into print Composed by the Florentine in the 16th Century, The Prince provides the blueprint not just for the Renaissance ruler for whom it was allegedly penned, but also for anyone in politics, warfare, or even contemporary business Machiavelli s premises may seem extreme to many hence the adj [...]




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