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1  I shall leave the laws out of the discussion and shall speak of the arms.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII — HOW MANY KINDS OF SOLDIERY THERE ARE, AND ...
2  And nothing honours a man more than to establish new laws and new ordinances when he himself was newly risen.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI — AN EXHORTATION TO LIBERATE ITALY FROM THE ...
3  They wished to hold Greece as the Spartans held it, making it free and permitting its laws, and did not succeed.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER V — CONCERNING THE WAY TO GOVERN CITIES OR ...
4  This coolness arises partly from fear of the opponents, who have the laws on their side, and partly from the incredulity of men, who do not readily believe in new things until they have had a long experience of them.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ...
5  The chief foundations of all states, new as well as old or composite, are good laws and good arms; and as there cannot be good laws where the state is not well armed, it follows that where they are well armed they have good laws.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII — HOW MANY KINDS OF SOLDIERY THERE ARE, AND ...
6  Thus it will be a double glory for him to have established a new principality, and adorned and strengthened it with good laws, good arms, good allies, and with a good example; so will it be a double disgrace to him who, born a prince, shall lose his state by want of wisdom.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV — WHY THE PRINCES OF ITALY HAVE LOST THEIR ...
7  But when states are acquired in a country differing in language, customs, or laws, there are difficulties, and good fortune and great energy are needed to hold them, and one of the greatest and most real helps would be that he who has acquired them should go and reside there.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES
8  He who has annexed them, if he wishes to hold them, has only to bear in mind two considerations: the one, that the family of their former lord is extinguished; the other, that neither their laws nor their taxes are altered, so that in a very short time they will become entirely one body with the old principality.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER III — CONCERNING MIXED PRINCIPALITIES