How To Achieve True Greatness
In his witty and perceptive discourse on the ideal virtues of a Renaissance courtier, Castiglione set out values that continue to offer illumination in questions of leadership and government – adopting prudence, courage, loyalty, style and even playing sport as the best ways to gain influence and power.
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