Who said 'Keep your friends close and your enemies closer'?
Some believe it was Sun-Tzu, a Chinese general and military strategist (c. 500 BC). However his quotation was different. He said, "Know your enemy and know yourself and you will always be victorious." And while "Michael Corleone" did say that in the movie The Godfather Part II, the actual origin of the quote was from Machiavelli in "The Prince" which is the definitive primer on how to be a dictator.
The first part of the quotation means that you always want to keep your friends close to you because they are people you can trust and rely on.
The second part of this means that your enemies are always going to be out there seeking to harm you so you want to keep an extremely close eye on them, in order to make sure that they are not going to hurt you.
Overall, it means that you should always know what your enemies are doing. As a war tactic, know what the enemy is doing so you don't get ambushed.
Keep your friends close and enemies closer means to keep your friends close to you but keep your enemies closer because you have to keep an eye on them. That's just what i think
Keep your friends close. Keep your enemies closer.
It teaches that there is always a paradox. The saying goes "keep your friends close but keep your enemies closer" only in this case "keep your enemies close but keep your enemies closer"
"Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer" ...is a quotation attributed to Sun-tzu, a Chinese general and military strategist from 400 BC.
Quote "Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." is from Mario Puzo's famous book "The Godfather"
try to be nice to your friends but be nicer to your enemies so then your enemies are your friends. eventually every 1 will be your friends!
"Keep your friends close and your enemies closer."
keep your friends close and your enemies closer?? What is life worth?
We should keep our friends close because they encourage us to always keep moving ahead whereas we should keep our enemies closer as they keep telling us about our weaknesses and faults which enable us to correct them and not repeat them again.
Machivelli says that in The Prince.
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
This means that you should just watch out for your enemies. Not that you should hang out with them and pretend to be friends.
This means that you always want to keep your friends close to you because they are people you can trust and rely on. The second part of this means that your enemies are always going to be out there seeking to harm you so you want to keep an extremely close eye on them in order to make sure that they are not going to hurt you. It was none of the above. It was… Read More
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no Answer: That's, "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." But, I think it's the philosophical thread of the Mafia... not the Bible.
It means that you should keep your friends close because they will help you and protect you and give you advice. But you should watch you enemies even closer than you friends so you know what they are up to. It dosent mean you have to be friends with your enemies. You should have nothing to fear from your family and friends, but to know your enemies, where they are and what they are capable… Read More
watch your enimies more than your friends because your friends you dont have to worry bout hurting you
Sun-tzu Chinese general & military strategist (~400 BC)
According to Sun tzu, a Chinese General about 400BC, you should
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This quotation is sometimes attributed to Sun Tzu, and sometimes to Niccolò Machiavelli.
The old saying of "keep your friends close and your enemies closer" sounds about right.
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Which classic dramatist from the movie 'The Godfather Part II' said 'Keep your friends close and your enemies closer'?
In Godfather Part II, Don Michael Corleone said, "There are many things my father taught me here in this room. He taught me: keep your friends close, but your enemies closer." Al Pacino played the part of Don Michael Corleone.
In these terms, it was from Machiavelli in "The Prince" which some consider it to be the definitive primer for how to be a dictator.
the actress would be a model because only gossip girls can say and do these type of things
It sorta plays on "treat your enemies like your friends" or keep your friends close and your enemies closer. By smiling instead of arguing, you are above "bullies" or rude people who would start an argument.
This has been attributed to Sun-tzu, Chinese general and military strategist. The full quote is "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." The idea is that while it is helpful to have friends nearby, it is important to keep an eye on those who would do you harm.
It means that you always have to know what your enemies are doing. Or for a reference, as a war tactic, know what the enemy is doing so you don't get ambushed. Or in high school. Gossip. not a good thing. Know what the gossiper is doing.
Winnie changed by the kindness in the Tuck's hearts. They helped her learn that you should keep your friends close but enemies closer. (theme) :)
Keeping close to your Enemy Means: You need to do everything to keep tabs on your enemy so you would know where they are at. So if they do try to attack you then you have been prepared and can hopefully even turn it to your favor.
Attributed to Sun Tzu, a Chinese general and military strategist, died 496 BC. Quoted from his book 'The Art of War'
Thick as thieves Joined at the hip Like two peas in a pod a friend in need is a friend in deed a friend in need is a pain in the neck with friends like this,who needs enemies? i keep my friends close and my enemies closer. never borrow money from a friend,if you want to keep the friendship
Keep your friends close but your enemyes closer
It is believed to have been said by Sun-Tzu, a Chinese military strategist and philosopher, in his book The Art of War. Sun-Tzu lived and wrote around the 3rd to 5th century B.C.
"He who the Gods would destroy they first make great' "Don't believe everything you hear and only half of what you see" "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer" "Prove all things, hold fast to that which is good."
Mark and Haley had a fight a few years ago, and have been enemies since. -And then there's the famous saying, " Keep your friend close, but your enemies closer." -You can also make a bold statement like " There really doesn't exist such a thing as "enemies". -Without friends man can really have no enemies. (an enemy would be someone you've known..cared about ..liked or shared a substantial amount of time with). Hope this… Read More
Sun-tzu. Chinese general & military strategist (~400 BC)
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It means that you want to protect your friends but watch out for your enemys so they can't sneak up on you. Something like that...k? You can trust your fiends so you don't need to keep a close eye on them. You can't trust your enemy so don't let him know that you know he is your enemy, that way you can keep an eye on him
You can keep your true friends afar, but keep your enemies close. This simply means to be aware of where your enemies are and what they are saying about you. It depends on what you consider an enemy. Bullies are your enemy so if this is case then stand tall; look ahead and try your best to walk on or, at least go with groups of friends. If it is someone who is lying to… Read More
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you can be friends yet enemies. we are frenemies aka: friends in secret yet enemies to everyone esle to keep our status.
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