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Not the least of the qualities that go into the making of a great ruler is the ability of letting others serve him.
Every ruler is harsh whose rule is new.
If men think that a ruler is religious and has a reverence for the Gods, they are less afraid of suffering injustice at his hands.
Princes are like heavenly bodies, which cause good or evil times, and which have much veneration, but no rest.
Those who see and observe kings, heroes, and statesmen, discover that they have headaches, indigestion, humors and passions, just like other people; every one of which in their turns determine their wills in defiance of their reason.
Power educates the potentate.
The subject's love is the king's best guard.
The art of governing is a great metier, requiring the whole man, and it is therefore not well for a ruler to have too strong tendencies for other affairs.
To appear at church every Sunday; to look down upon, and let himself be looked at for an hour by the congregation, is the best means of becoming popular which can be recommended to a young sovereign.
Whom hatred frights, Let him not dream on sovereignty.
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