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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
|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.
|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 ...
|It is certainly a mistake to try to mug a visitor to New York with a banana rather |
than a Magnum 44, and likewise a blunder to ... more celebrated wisecracks, said
of the execution of the Duc d'Enghien, "It's worse than a crime, it's a mistake.
|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
|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
|But if we deliberately discarded it, then we have condemned ourselves, because |
I believe that in time, maybe not too long a time, ... as was said about one of N
apoleon's acts, what we have committed is worse than a crime: it was a mistake.
|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.
|examples that they “are not or do not involve fallacies”; Talleyrand, in one of |
history's more celebrated wisecracks, said of the execution of the duo d'Enghien,
“It's worse than a crime, it's a mistake." This touches our analysis at two places.