Quote of the day …

“It is much safer to be feared than loved because … love is preserved by the link of obligation which, owing to the baseness of men, is broken at every opportunity for their advantage; but fear preserves you by a dread of punishment which never fails.”

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

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9 Responses to Quote of the day …

  1. Lucille says:

    The problem is that society wants to punish the miscreants involved in MS-13 and ISIS, but they do not fear society one bit. Defiant and supposedly fearless except when it comes to their internal organizational agenda. MS-13 fear each other. ISIS fears their fake god.

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  2. auscitizenmom says:

    Hm. I’m not sure I want to meet this guy Machiavelli. 🙄

    Liked by 1 person

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