"It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both"
Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence Italy.
The Machiavelli family is beleived to be descended from the old marquesse of Tuscany.
He was taught grammar, rhetoric and latin. he had rigourous educational training.
Some of his accomplishments include the book The Prince, he also took charge of the Florentine militia and was responsible for the reorganization of the republics military defense.
The prince is a book that is still around today. Machiavelli is also remembered for starting Machiavellianism.