To See the Future

Sun Jul 27 22:25:49 2008

“Wise men say, and not without reason, that whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past; for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who have been, and ever will be, animated by the same passions, and thus they must necessarily have the same results.”

Niccolo Machiavelli, The Discourses, III: 43

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~ by severalfourmany on July 27, 2009.

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