Niccolò Machiavelli Quote

Men never do good unless necessity drives them to it; but when they are free to choose and can do just as they please, confusion and disorder become rampant.


Book 1, Ch. 3 (as translated by LJ Walker and B Crick) - Discourses on Livy (1517)

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Men never do good unless necessity drives them to it; but when they are free to choose and can do just as they please, confusion and disorder become...

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Men never do good unless necessity drives them to it; but when they are free to choose and can do just as they please, confusion and disorder become...

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Men never do good unless necessity drives them to it; but when they are free to choose and can do just as they please, confusion and disorder become...

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Men never do good unless necessity drives them to it; but when they are free to choose and can do just as they please, confusion and disorder become...