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Re: keep neighbors closed then brothers

Posted by Snokey Stover on July 18, 2006

In Reply to: Re: keep neighbors closed then brothers posted by ESC on July 17, 2006

: : dear Sir,

: : I want to know the phrase which means keep neighbors closed then brothers

: : regards

: Closer than brothers?

An oft-quoted line is "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." I doubt that the author is Confucius, as many have said, especially as a very similar phrase occurs om Sun Tzu's The Art of War, or so it is said.
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