Caterina Sforza: [to Cesare's soldiers with a rope around her neck and about to commit suicide] Come on! Give me a legendary death.
Caterina Sforza: [after a long pause, she laughs] Does it take a Caterina Sforza to kill a Caterina Sforza?
[No answer so she jumps]
Niccolo Machiavelli: I have no servants when here in Rome, my lord. Florence can no longer afford them.
Cesare Borgia: Ah, democracy, Signor Machiavelli.
Niccolo Machiavelli: They say it has its merits.
Niccolo Machiavelli: [after a pause] What would you say is the perfect crime, my lord?
Cesare Borgia: The one without a victim.
Niccolo Machiavelli: [after a negative giggle] The one without suspect.
Cesare Borgia: Micheletto, where have you been?
Micheletto: Talking with God.
Cesare Borgia: And what did he say?