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"Therefore it is wiser to have a reputation for meanness which brings reproach without hatred, than to be compelled through seeking a reputation for liberality to incur a name for rapacity which begets reproach with hatred." The Prince (1532) by Niccolò Machiavelli

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  1. male ruler or head of a principality
  2. son or male-line grandson of a reigning prince, king, queen, emperor, or empress, or another type of monarch
  3. (metaphorical) great person
    "He is a prince among men."


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