Fickle Quotes (1 quote)
For of men it may in general be affirmed that they are thankless, fickle, false, studious to avoid danger, greedy of gain, devoted to you while you are able to confer benefits upon them
; but in the hour of need they forsake you.
In The Prince (1882), 111, as translated from the Italian by N.H.Thomson. Another translation gives: Speaking generally, men are ungrateful, fickle, hypocritical, fearful of danger, and covetous of gain, in Forbes Book of Quotations: 10,000 Thoughts on the Business of Life (2016).