One who imitates what is bad always goes beyond his model; while one who imitates what is good always comes up short of it.
Affairs that depend on many rarely succeed.
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|Birth:||6th March, 1483|
|Death:||22nd May, 1540|
Francesco Guicciardini was an Italian historian and statesman. A friend and critic of Niccolò Machiavelli, he is considered one of the major political writers of the Italian Renaissance. In his masterpiece, The History of Italy, Guicciardini paved the way for a new style in historiography, with his use of government sources to support arguments and the realistic analysis of the people and events of his time.
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