Bad rulers … are in constant fear lest others are conspiring to inflict upon them the punishment which they are conscious of deserving.

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) Italian politician, philosopher, political scientist
The Discourses, 3.6 (1517) [tr. Detmold (1940)]
Added on 21-Aug-13 | Last updated 21-Aug-13
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