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Unformatted text preview: when to act good or bad in a situation. His people should not only fear him, but love him. A prince must be strong and powerful to gain a reputation. Extraordinary acts will improve a prince’s reputation, such as deciding to drive out another people from his area or overtake another people. A prince must be interested in taking advantage of every chance to become famous. A prince must not fail and keep his dignity throughout. A prince must be involved in human affairs, but it is not encouraged to be involved at all times. The prince must have a certain distance from his people that only his closest can overcome. A prince must conform to situations in a forceful yet cautious way. The prince must be seen as the highest body of power within an area, and it should not be questioned....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENG 130 taught by Professor Grochawalski during the Spring '08 term at Assumption College.
- Spring '08
- The Prince, Machiavelli