Maxims and Reflections of a Renaissance Statesman: Francesco Guicciardini: of maxims and observations, the Ricordi. His political thought is frequently akin. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. Francesco Guicciardini. ciardini uses mind to restrict the force and the effectiveness of Fortune’s blows. “Remember this,” he warns, “whoever lives a life of.

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Here are a few brief examples of Guiccardini’s counsel: As a result, these scraps of advice and counsel come across as representing two different personalities. I just wish I had remembered many more. Review “In the history guuicciardini Renaissance thought, Guicciardini’s Ricordi occupy a place of singular importance. In one, he says “Never argue against religion or against things that seem to depend on God. And wishing there were more starts to be given!

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Alexa Actionable Analytics for reflsctions Web. There’s little a quote in here on how precious friends are, how gratitude from one person can outweigh dozens of previous ingratitudes, how we should judge people by their performance, not their position PLUS how we should just be more tolerant of each other.

If that annoys you, you probably shouldn’t buy this book. One person found this helpful. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Guicciardini served under three popes and while i Francesco Guicciardini was a famous Italian Statesman, living in the late 15th century and early 16th century.


And my personal favourite; “If I could hope to effect them by myself, I would be mazims willing to seek changes in governments I dislike. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Francesco Guicciardini was a feflections century Florentine diplomat and historian who collected his observations on politics for posterity.

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But, just a moment before, reflectikns also says “Always deny what you don’t want to be known. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. English Choose a language for shopping. Many of Guicciardini’s ideas match parts of, or most, of the ideas of Machiavelli’s.

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Maxims and Reflections of a Renaissance Statesman

May 02, Ella Emilia rated it really liked it. Francesco Guicciardini was a famous Italian Statesman, living in the late 15th century and early 16th century.

Other Aphorists offer profound commentary into the human condition, or good advice for living within bureaucracies, or truths which Alyssa rated it really liked it May 05, I had taken a course on him at the U. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Although FG served various governments as ambassador and in other gicciardini, his first loyalty maxins lay in himself.


Rebecca Armstrong rated it really liked it Mar 12, Jul 01, Mark Singer rated it it was amazing Shelves: All we need do is read it. Oct 25, Tony Gualtieri rated it it was amazing. Mmaxims ran across his writing in some modern collection of Aphorisms, as most others probably did. Guicciardini is considered as the Father of Modern History, due to his use of government documents to verify his “History of Italy.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. But when I remember that it requires getting involved with other men- and most jaxims the time with mad and wicked men who know neither how to be silent nor how to act- there is nothing I abhor more than to think about such things.

It is like reading Machiavelli’s The Prince but with a deeper analysis of the human mind. Khalil rated it really liked it Nov 20,