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A wise man will see to it that his acts always seem voluntary and not done by compulsion, however much he may be compelled by necessity.

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Niccol Machiavelli (May 3, 1469 - June 21, 1527) was a Florentine political philosopher, historian, musician, poet, and romantic comedic playwright. Machiavelli was also a key figure in realist political theory, crucial to European statecraft during the Renaissance.

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