A true man hates no one.
A true master of politics is able to calculate, down to the smallest fraction, the advantages to which he may put his very faults.
All Italians are plunderers.
Lead the ideas of your time and they will accompany and support you; fall behind them and they drag you along with them; oppose them and they will overwhelm you.
Sometimes a great example is necessary to all the public functionaries of the state.