Niccolo Machiavelli

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Noun1.Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)Niccolo Machiavelli - a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
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On the flip side of the coin, to paraphrase Nicolo Machiavelli, "if the Prince cannot be loved, he should, at least be feared," which climate of fear has been created under President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
Few writers have been as misunderstood as Nicolo Machiavelli. Few political writers had as much experience as he had in government, diplomacy and few had as much grounding in historical research.
His published works include The Character of Nations; Informing Statecraft; War: Ends and Means, as well as a new translation of The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli.