Francesco Guicciardini quote

Francesco Guicciardini quotes

Francesco Guicciardini quotes

Few revolutions succeed, and when they do, you often discover they did not gain what you hoped for, and you condemn yourself to perpetual fear, as the parties you defeated may always regain power and work for your ruin.

Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini

Francesco Guicciardini was an Italian historian and statesman. A friend and critic of Niccolò Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian Renaissance. In his masterpiece, The History of Italy, Guicciardini paved the way for a new style in historiography with his use of government sources to support arguments and the realistic analysis of the people and events of his time.

Birth: 1483-03-06

Died: 1540-05-22

Nickname: Francesco Guicciardini

Occupation: Historian,statesman

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