Cesare had inherited none of that streak of piety which ran through his family. Alexander was a devotee of the Virgin Mary while Lucrezia developed a deep sense of religion over the years. — But there is little to suggest that Cesare cared anything for God or religion. As a man of the Renessaince, he believed in an egocentric world, taking as his role model his namesake, Caesar. — Indeed, everything about Cesare pointed to a career other than the one chosen for him. [Sarah Bradford]
"There is no hell. No heaven either. This world is what we make of it."
Rome is no longer the Borgia pope alone,Rome is Cesare Borgia also.
What if my needs were more lethal?
Know your enemy, Cardinal. Know him better than your friend.
"We are the scandal of Italy. And also the envy of Italy.
And I have often thought that whoever killed your brother remained unsuspected but made a suspect of everybody. Such a one has committed the perfect crime. And such a one may one day make the perfect prince.