It is imperative to contest all factions for complete victory, so the army is not garrisoned and the profit can be total. This is the law of strategic siege.
Quote by Sun Tzu
Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?
All war is based on deception.
A wise general makes a point of foraging of the enemy.
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself...
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.
There has never been a protracted war from which a country has benefited.
Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the...
Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they...
War is based on deception.
Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in...
All warfare is based on deception.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of...
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.
The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous...
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All war is deception.
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.