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Giovanni Botero

Author: Giovanni Botero Country: Italy
Biography:
Giovanni Botero was a diplomat, philosopher, and author of "The Reason of State".
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"...tyrants fear good men more than bad ones and stout-hearted men more than spiritless ones, for those who are incapable and unworthy of the rank due to excellence have reason to fear those who are capable and worthy of it."

Source: Written in 1589 by Giovanni Botero in his book "The Reason of State".
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