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...it is a base thing to look to others for your defense instead of depending upon yourself. That defense alone is effectual, sure, and durable which depends upon yourself and your own valor.
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Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince

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

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