Saturday, October 24, 2009

Thought for the Weekend - October 24-25, 2009

It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institution and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469 - 1527), The Prince (1513)
Italian dramatist, historian, & philosopher