Niccolò Machiavelli Quote

Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how we ought to live, that he who abandons what is done for what ought to be done, will rather bring about his own ruin than his preservation.


Ch. 15 - The Prince (1513)

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Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how...

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Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how...

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Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how...

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Many have imagined republics and principalities which have never been seen or known to exist in reality; for how we live is so far removed from how...