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Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

This page is about the saying "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer"

Possible meaning:
You'll be safer if you know more about your enemies than you know about your friends. Look after your enemies better than you look after your friends.

Quick Quiz

If you "keep your friends close and your enemies closer" you will

a. have no friends

b. have no enemies

c. sleep better at night

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger