Men Quotes

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F. Scott Fitzgerald
G. K. Chesterton
Niccolò Machiavelli
J. K. Rowling
William Shakespeare
Erich Fromm
Adam Smith

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