Florence which included diplomatic missions to various European courts.
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The promise given was a necessity of the past: the word broken is a necessity of the present.
There is no other way to guard yourself against flattery than by making men understand that telling you the truth will not offend you.
Thus it is well to seem merciful faithful humane religious and upright and also to be so but the mind should remain so balanced that were it needful not to be so you should be able and know how to change to the contrary.
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.
One change leaves the way open for the introduction of others.
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