Quote of the Day

“There is no other way to guard yourself against flattery than by making men understand that telling you the truth will not offend you.”
― Niccolò Machiavelli, Machiavelli Niccolo : Prince

About vonMesser

Retired from the US Navy (21 years) and state (20 years). Recently remarried after being widowed for 5 years. 2 daughters, and a step-daughter, all functioning adults). Graduated from college after the Navy with BA in Education, psychology, Economics, History and Political Science. Teach Hunter Safety for Washington (since 1991) and do historical reenactments for Civil War, WW-1and WW-2.
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3 Responses to Quote of the Day

  1. captbogus2 says:

    Telling Prince Machiavelli might have flattered him. But it might have gotten you Clintonized with extreme prejudice, too.

  2. Uriel says:

    Lol Capt sad but true even unto this very day,

  3. I try to tell people this about me – honesty, I can take it!