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It should be noted that when he seizes a state the new ruler ought to determine all the injuries that he will need to inflict. He should inflict them once and for all, and not have to renew them every day.
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Niccolò Machiavelli

a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)

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