We can have no better clue to a man’s character than the company he keeps.

Niccolò Machiavelli (1469-1527) Italian politician, philosopher, political scientist
The Discourses on Livy, Book 3, ch. 34 (1517) [tr. Thomson (1883)]

Alt. trans.: "There is no better indication of a man's character than the company which he keeps."

Added on 18-Jul-17 | Last updated 27-Jan-20
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