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|But Aristotle was much more concerned than Machiavelli with abstract theory. He |
was also primarily interested in ... In Machiavelli's border-value perspective, a
blunder or a mistake is therefore worse than a crime. Small wonder, then, that the
Leonidas Donskis - 2011 - 114 pages
|In Machiavelli's border-value perspective, a blunder or a mistake is therefore |
worse than a crime. Small wonder, then, that the words allegedly said either by
Antoine Boulay de la Meurthe, deputy from Meurthe in the Corps le'gislatif, or by ...
|Error is neither Mind nor one of Mind's faculties. Error is the ... If error were true, |
its truth would be error, and we should have a self-evident absurdity --namely,
erroneous truth. Thus we ... Ford, Henry It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake.
Nathan Haskell Dole - 1898 - 297 pages
|"It is worse than a crime: it is a blunder." Talleyrand was not the author of these |
words, neither is it a correct quotation. In their original form the words were by
Joseph Fouche 1 (1703- 1820), Minister of Police under Napoleon. "It is worse
than a ...
|Public opinion accused some French soldiers of the crime. On January 8, having |
just ... time the victim was not a grenadier but the Duc d'Enghien, of whose hasty
execution Fouché remarked: 'It is worse than a crime—it is a mistake.' Having ...
J. Christopher Herold - 2002 - 478 pages
|Thus everything that is called a coup d'etat or political crime could become a fit |
subject for a tragedy: horror being ... it was Fouche who had remarked, after
Napoleon's murder of the due d'Enghien, "It's worse than a crime — it's a mistake.
|The stubborn folly of Vietnam, of which it can be said, as was said of Napoleon's |
judicial murder of a Bourbon prince, that it was “worse than a crime, it was a
mistake,”79 resulted from the hubris of believing that there was nothing the
|Doyle would admit only to himself that the American was correct. The Navy had |
cocked that up badly. It does not do to put a vengeful spirit into your enemy.
Talleyrand had put it well. It was worse than a crime; it was a mistake. Ignoring
|Sometimes the smartest mistakes are those that you make yourself — simply |
because it's the right thing to do. A great boss ... That is why, almost of necessity,
we are messing up more than ever. ... The cover-up is always worse than the
|He was, to put it mildly, a less imposing figure than Gheorghiu-Dej, less |
intelligent but equally shrewd and, if possible, even more ambitious. There was
no reason to expect ... ("This is worse than a crime; this is a mistake!"). When I
asked why, ...