"There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect."

Niccolo Machiavelli

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Niccolo Machiavelli

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.

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