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What Does CASANOVA Mean When Saying "Honest CUNNING is a VIRTUE?"
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[quote:goddess isis:MV8xMjc1NDUwXzY3OURGQTQ2] Casanova said this on his famous quote : "[b]Cheating is a sin, but[u] honest cunning[/u] is simply prudence. [u]It is a virtue[/u].[/b] To be sure, it has a likeness to roguery, but that cannot be helped. He who has not learned to practice it is a fool." Being cunning..is negative. What is the virtue about it? Please en light me because I can't understand the meaning of his words. In what way..being cunning can be considered prudence? Virtue? What is "Honest Cunning" anyway??? is this a hidden message of some sort? :wtf: [/quote]
Casanova said this on his famous quote :
Cheating is a sin, but
is simply prudence.
It is a virtue
To be sure, it has a likeness to roguery, but that cannot be helped. He who has not learned to practice it is a fool."
Being cunning..is negative. What is the virtue about it? Please en light me because I can't understand the meaning of his words.
In what way..being cunning can be considered prudence? Virtue?
What is "Honest Cunning" anyway??? is this a hidden message of some sort?
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