George Bernard Shaw
Machiavelli (born 1469), “The Prince”, espoused the use of ruthless and unscrupulous tactics to gain and hold onto political power, stating that “the end justifies the means”.
- The term: Machiavellian came to be used to describe a person who has no hesitation in using deceit and cunning to achieve their own selfish goals.
“The mind is everything. What you think, you become.”