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book review: “The Prince” reading notes

September 14, 2010

Reading Notes:

        Acquiring  p. 98

        Making another powerful is ruinous  p. 100

        A republic’s dissention p. 108

        make new alliances when fining resistance  p. 122

        no “forgive and forget” p. 126

        “scanty wisdom of man” p. 161

        study history p. 166

        hatred p. 192

        fortune favors those prepared p. 225

        better to be adventurous than cautious p. 229


He who builds on the people builds on mud.

Nothing can be as uncertain as fame and power not founded on its own strength.

A wise man ought always to follow the paths beaten by great men, and to imitate those who have been supreme.

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