To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
Quote by Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu Quotes
Do not press an enemy at bay.
If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory...
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of...
He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.
Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then...
Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation,...
All war is deception.
To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists...
The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's...
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is...
You have to believe in yourself.
In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the...
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
The enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution.
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they...
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.