Associations to the word «Machiavelli»

Wiktionary

MACHIAVELLI, proper noun. Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527), Italian statesman and writer, whose work The Prince (1532) advises that acquiring and exercising power may require unethical methods.
MACHIAVELLI, proper noun. A Machiavellian person

Dictionary definition

MACHIAVELLI, noun. A statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527).

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza