Niccolò Machiavelli Quote

Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries—for heavy ones they cannot.


The Prince (written 1513) ch. 3 (translated by Allan Gilbert)

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Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries—for heavy ones they cannot.

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Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries—for heavy ones they cannot.

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Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries—for heavy ones they cannot.

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Men should be either treated generously or destroyed, because they take revenge for slight injuries—for heavy ones they cannot.