Machiavelli, Niccolo

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Niccolo, Italian author and statesman, 1469-1527.
Mach scale - used to determine an individual's use of manipulation.
machiavellianism - a personality trait of one who manipulates others to achieve goals.
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Niccolo Machiavelli, quondam segretario (b) (1) Magnifico oratori apud Summum Pontificem Francisco Victorio.
Niccolo Machiavelli is Mr Powell's touchstone, but a more recent thinker also comes to mind on reading his book.
"Patria trebuie aparata fie prin josnicie, fie prin glorie; in orice fel ea este bine aparata" afirma Niccolo Machiavelli in Discursuri.
Adriani's assistant in the chancery was Niccolo Machiavelli, who likewise found Lucretius's unorthodox thinking to be compatible with his own inclinations.
In subsequent chapters, she does much the same both for Scala's successor in that post, Marcello Adriani, and for Niccolo Machiavelli, who served under Adriani as secretary to the second chancery from 1498 to 1512.
'It is not gold, as is vulgarly supposed, that is the sinews of war, but good soldiers,' wrote Niccolo Machiavelli in his Discourses on Livy.
28 -- While planning this issue's feature on change manWhile planning this issue's feature on change management and the growing infuWhile planning this issue's feature on change management and the growing influence of CIOs in the process, I was reminded of a quote from The Prince - the political treatise by Italian philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli: "There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things."
Edito da Patricia Vilches (Lawrence University) e Gerald Seaman (Ripon College), questo libro si propone di definire la figura di Niccolo Machiavelli attraverso i contributi multidisciplinari di sedici docenti di area anglofona.
At first glance, some of these pairings seem unusual, while others, like Billy Martin and Niccolo Machiavelli, appear to make a great deal of sense.
The story involves three childhood friends, Antonio Argalia, Niccolo "il Machia" (Niccolo Machiavelli), and Ago Vespucci, who happens to also be the storyteller.
Ascoli's essay is slotted in with a number of others toward the end of the volume that focus on the ever-richer problematics of the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, and, in this sense, with its companion studies suitably brings the larger narrative circle back round to John Najemy, who has contributed so much toward the renewed scrutiny of this central thinker and writer.
Thus, 2.1.7 discusses history and the use of historical examples in Niccolo Machiavelli, Francesco Guicciardini, and Bodin.