The Way Things Are: Niccolo Machiavelli

Posted On Feb 18 2017 by


How true:

It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution and merely lukewarm defenders in those who gain by the new ones.

 ― Niccolò Machiavelli

Last Updated on: February 18th, 2017 at 5:14 pm, by Stephen Eugster

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