"It ought to be remembered that 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."
Italia - Philosopher
Niccolo Machiavelli was an Italian politician and diplomat from the 15th century. Within the Florentine republic, he had responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. His most renowned work is "The Prince", where Machiavelli supports the idea that killing people and dishonesty is effective in politics.