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1  He who believes that new benefits will cause great personages to forget old injuries is deceived.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ...
2  For injuries ought to be done all at one time, so that, being tasted less, they offend less; benefits ought to be given little by little, so that the flavour of them may last longer.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A ...
3  This disposition, if he had been continued in the command, would have destroyed in time the fame and glory of Scipio; but, he being under the control of the Senate, this injurious characteristic not only concealed itself, but contributed to his glory.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII — CONCERNING CRUELTY AND CLEMENCY, AND ...
4  Besides this, one cannot by fair dealing, and without injury to others, satisfy the nobles, but you can satisfy the people, for their object is more righteous than that of the nobles, the latter wishing to oppress, while the former only desire not to be oppressed.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX — CONCERNING A CIVIL PRINCIPALITY
5  Upon this, one has to remark that men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is to be done to a man ought to be of such a kind that one does not stand in fear of revenge.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES
6  Upon this, one has to remark that men ought either to be well treated or crushed, because they can avenge themselves of lighter injuries, of more serious ones they cannot; therefore the injury that is to be done to a man ought to be of such a kind that one does not stand in fear of revenge.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES
7  And I shall dare to say this also, that to have them and always to observe them is injurious, and that to appear to have them is useful; to appear merciful, faithful, humane, religious, upright, and to be so, but with a mind so framed that should you require not to be so, you may be able and know how to change to the opposite.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII(*) — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH PRINCES ...
8  Hence it is to be remarked that, in seizing a state, the usurper ought to examine closely into all those injuries which it is necessary for him to inflict, and to do them all at one stroke so as not to have to repeat them daily; and thus by not unsettling men he will be able to reassure them, and win them to himself by benefits.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII — CONCERNING THOSE WHO HAVE OBTAINED A ...