There is no other way of guarding oneself against flattery than by letting men understand that they will not offend you by speaking the truth; but when everyone can tell you the truth, you lose their respect.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

Italian dramatist, historian, & philosopher (1469 - 1527)

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