There has never been a protracted war from which a country has benefited.
Quote by Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu Quotes
The enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution.
Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.
The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then...
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.
The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought...
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys;...
Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every...
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
It is essential to seek out enemy agents who have come to conduct espionage against...
The art of giving orders is not to try to rectify the minor blunders and...
In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the...
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
War is based on deception.
Prohibit the taking of omens, and do away with superstitious doubts. Then, until death itself...
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is...
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
Let your plans be dark and as impenetratable as night, and when you move, fall...
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.
Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans.