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  1. 1 Never
    Never outshine the master
  2. 2 Never
    Never put too much trust in friends
  3. 3 Conceal
    Conceal your intentions
  4. 4 Always
    Always say less than necessary
  5. 5 So
    So much depends on reputation
  6. 6 Court
    Court attention at all costs
  7. 7 Get
    Get others to do the work for you, but always take the credit
  8. 8 Make
    Make other people come to you
  9. 9 Win
    Win through your actions, never through argument
  10. 10 Infection:
    Infection: avoid the unhappy and unlucky
  11. 11 Learn
    Learn to keep people dependent on you
  12. 12 Use
    Use selective honesty and generosity to disarm your victim
  13. 13 When
    When asking for help, appeal to people's self-interests, never to their mercy or gratitude
  14. 14 Pose
    Pose as a friend, work as a spy
  15. 15 Crush
    Crush your enemy totally
  16. 16 Use
    Use absence to increase respect and honor
  17. 17 Keep
    Keep others in suspended terror: cultivate an air of unpredictability
  18. 18 Do
    Do not build fortresses to protect yourself
  19. 19 Know
    Know who you're dealing with
  20. 20 Do
    Do not commit to anyone
  21. 21 Play
    Play a sucker to catch a sucker: play dumber than your mark
  22. 22 Use
    Use the surrender tactic: transform weakness into power
  23. 23 Concentrate
    Concentrate your forces
  24. 24 Play
    Play the perfect courtier
  25. 25 Re-create
    Re-create yourself
  26. 26 Keep
    Keep your hands clean
  27. 27 Play
    Play on people's need to believe to create a cultlike following
  28. 28 Enter
    Enter action with boldness
  29. 29 Plan
    Plan all the way to the end
  30. 30 Make
    Make your accomplishments seem effortless
  31. 31 Control
    Control the options: get others to play with the cards you deal
  32. 32 Play
    Play to people's fantasies
  33. 33 Discover
    Discover each man's thumbscrew
  34. 34 Be
    Be royal in your fashion: act like a king to be treated like one
  35. 35 Master
    Master the art of timing
  36. 36 Disdain
    Disdain things you cannot have: Ignoring them is the best revenge
  37. 37 Create
    Create compelling spectacles
  38. 38 Think
    Think as you like but behave like others
  39. 39 Stir
    Stir up waters to catch fish
  40. 40 Despise
    Despise the free lunch
  41. 41 Avoid
    Avoid stepping into a great man's shoes
  42. 42 Strike
    Strike the shepherd and the sheep will scatter
  43. 43 Work
    Work on the hearts and minds of others
  44. 44 Disarm
    Disarm and infuriate with the mirror effect
  45. 45 Preach
    Preach the need for change, but never reform too much at once
  46. 46 Never
    Never appear perfect
  47. 47 Do
    Do not go past the mark you aimed for
  48. 48 Assume
    Assume formlessness

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