“Any man who tries to be good all the time is bound to come to ruin among the great number who are not good” ― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

“Any man who tries to be good all the time is bound to come to ruin among the great number who are not good. Hence a prince who wants to keep his authority must learn how not to be good, and use that knowledge, or refrain from using it, as necessity requires.”
― Niccolò Machiavelli, The Prince

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