Men Quotes

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G. K. Chesterton
Nicolaus Copernicus
Katharine Hepburn
Søren Kierkegaard
Jean de La Bruyère
John Locke
Niccolò Machiavelli

The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
Variant translation: And the first opinion which one forms of a prince, and of his understanding, is by observing the men he has around him