G.L-W.: Documents, Treaties, Acts & Essays

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SUN TSU

SUN TSU [Sun Wu]

born: 544 BC
died: 496 BC

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“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: strategyvictorywar
“Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: deceptionlifewar
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself,
you will succumb in every battle”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War, Special Edition
tags: strategy
“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: strategy
“Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer”
― Sun Tzu
tags: aphorismsun-tzu
“All warfare is based on deception.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”
― Sun Tzu
“A leader leads by example, not by force”
― Sun Tzu
“Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”
― Sun Tzu
“When strong, avoid them. If of high morale, depress them. Seem humble to fill them with conceit. If at ease, exhaust them. If united, separate them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.”
― Sun Tzu
“know yourself and you will win all battles”
― Sun Tzu
“Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.”
― Sun Tzu
“Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“You have to believe in yourself. ”
― Sun Tzu
“If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest. If his forces are united, separate them. If sovereign and subject are in accord, put division between them. Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.”
― Sun Tzu
“Thus we may know that there are five essentials for victory: (1)
He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight. (2) He
will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.
(3) He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout
all its ranks. (4) He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take
the enemy unprepared. (5) He will win who has military capacity and
is not interfered with by the sovereign.”
― Sun Tzu
“Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Be extremely subtle even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent s fate.”
― Sun Tzu
“When one treats people with benevolence, justice, and righteoousness, and reposes confidence in them, the army will be united in mind and all will be happy to serve their leaders’.”
― Sun Tzu
tags: strategywar
“There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare. ”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“If the mind is willing, the flesh could go on and on without many things.”
― Sun Tzu
“Move swift as the Wind and closely-formed as the Wood. Attack like the Fire and be still as the Mountain.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: elementswar
“All warfare is based on deception. Hence, when able to attack, we must seem unable; when using our forces, we must seem inactive; when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.”
― Sun TzuSun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare
“When you surround an army, leave an outlet free. Do not press
a desperate foe too hard.”
― Sun Tzu
“To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the
opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.”
― Sun Tzu
“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Ultimate excellence lies not in winning every battle, but in defeating the enemy without ever fighting.”
― Sun Tzu
“One may know how to conquer without being able to do it. ”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“To know your Enemy, you must become your Enemy.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Engage people with what they expect; it is what they are able to discern and confirms their projections. It settles them into predictable patterns of response, occupying their minds while you wait for the extraordinary moment — that which they cannot anticipate.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom.

― Sun Tzu
“There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard.

There are not more than five primary colours, yet in combination
they produce more hues than can ever been seen.

There are not more than five cardinal tastes, yet combinations of
them yield more flavours than can ever be tasted.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War

tags: diversityidic
“If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by.”
― Sun Tzu
“What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins, but excels in winning with ease.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”
― Sun Tzu
“If words of command are not clear and distinct, if orders are not thoroughly understood, then the general is to blame. But, if orders are clear and the soldiers nevertheless disobey, then it is the fault of their oficers.”
― Sun Tzu
“If quick, I survive.
If not quick, I am lost.
This is “death.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: spy
“Wheels of justice gind slow but grind fine”
― Sun Tzu
“Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision,
to the releasing of a trigger.”
― Sun Tzu
“To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“In battle, there are not more than two methods of attack–the
direct and the indirect; yet these two in combination give rise to
an endless series of maneuvers.”
― Sun Tzu
“He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight”
― Sun Tzu
“Water shapes its course according to the nature of the ground
over which it flows; the soldier works out his victory in relation
to the foe whom he is facing.”
― Sun Tzu
“If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance.”
― Sun Tzu
“Thus the expert in battle moves the enemy, and is not moved by him.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“No ruler should put troops into the field merely to gratify his
own spleen; no general should fight a battle simply out of pique.
If it is to your advantage, make a forward move; if not, stay
where you are.
Anger may in time change to gladness; vexation may be succeeded
by content.
But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again
into being; nor can the dead ever be brought back to life.”
― Sun Tzu
“The control of a large force is the same principle
as the control of a few men: it is merely a question of dividing up
their numbers.”
― Sun Tzu
“If you are strong, appear weak. But if you are weak, appear strong.”
― Sun Tzu
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you know Heaven and know Earth, you may make your victory complete.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“It is only one who is thoroughly acquainted with the evils of war
that can thoroughly understand the profitable way of carrying it on.”
― Sun Tzu
“Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm”
― Sun Tzu
“So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“In war, then, let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns.”
― Sun Tzu
“If soldiers are punished before they have grown attached to you, they will not prove submissive;
and, unless submissive, then will be practically useless. If, when the soldiers have become attached
to you, punishments are not enforced, they will still be unless.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“It is the rule in war, if our forces are ten to the enemy’s one,
to surround him; if five to one, to attack him; if twice as numerous,
to divide our army into two.”
― Sun Tzu
“It is only the enlightened ruler and the wise general who will use the highest intelligence of the army for the purposes of spying, and thereby they achieve great results.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“The Art of War is self-explanatory”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.”
― Sun Tzu
“Order or disorder depends on organisation; courage or cowardice on circumstances; strength or weakness on dispositions.”
― Sun Tzu
“Anger may in time change to gladness; vexation may be succeeded by content.
But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again into being; nor can the dead ever be brought back to life.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“But a kingdom that has once been destroyed can never come again into being; nor can the dead ever be brought back to life.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.”
― Sun Tzu
“The end and aim of spying in all its five varieties is knowledge of the enemy; and this knowledge can only be derived, in the first instance, from the converted spy. Hence it is essential that the converted spy be treated with the utmost liberality.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Hence a commander who advances without any thought of winning personal fame and withdraws in spite of certain punishment, whose only concern is to protect his people and promote the interests of his ruler, is the nation’s treasure. Because he fusses over his men as if they were infants, they will accompany him into the deepest valleys; because he fusses over his men as if they were his own beloved sons, they will die by his side. If he is generous with them and yet they do not do as he tells them, if he loves them and yet they do not obey his commands, if he is so undisciplined with them that he cannot bring them into proper order, the will be like spoiled children who can be put to no good use at all.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy’s country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good. So, too, it is better to recapture an army entire than to destroy it, to capture a regiment, a detachment or a company entire than to destroy them.”
― Sun Tzu
“He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious.”
― Sun Tzu
“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons”
― Sun Tzu
“One mark of a great soldier is that he fight on his own terms or fights not at all.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“是故百戰百勝,非善之善者也;不戰而屈人之兵,善之善者也。 Therefore one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the most skillful. Seizing the enemy without fighting is the most skillful.

― Sun Tzu
“In making tactical dispositions, the highest pitch you can attain is to conceal them”
― Sun Tzu
“If you are near the enemy, make him believe you are far from him.
If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are now”
― Sun Tzu
“The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“If I determine the enemy’s disposition of forces while I have no perceptible form, I can concentrate my forces while the enemy is fragmented. The pinnacle of military deployment approaches the formless: if it is formless, then even the deepest spy cannot discern it nor the wise make plans against it.”
― Sun Tzu
“One hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the most skillful, subduing the other’s military without battle is the most skillful.”
― Sun Tzu
tags: battlewarwisdom
“Si utilizas al enemigo para derrotar al enemigo, serás poderoso en cualquier lugar a donde vayas”
― Sun Tzu
“There are roads which must not be followed, armies which must not be attacked, towns which must not be besieged, positions which must not be contested, commands of the sovereign which must not be obeyed.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.”
― Sun Tzu
“The skillful tactician may be likened to the shuai-jan. Now the shuai-jan is a snake that is found in the Ch’ang mountains. Strike at its head, and you will be attacked by its tail; strike at its tail, and you will be attacked by its head; strike at its middle, and you will be attacked by head and tail both.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
tags: tacticswarfare
“licited from spirits; it cannot be obtained inductively from experience, nor by any”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Those skilled at making the enemy move do so by creating a situation to which he must conform; they entice him with something he is certain to take, and with lures of ostensible profit they await him in strength.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.”
― Sun Tzu
“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.”
― Sun Tzu
“Like the sun and moon, they end but to begin anew; like the four seasons, they pass away to return once more.”
― Sun Tzu
“Chapter3
Attack by Stratagem”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.”
― Sun TzuThe Art of War
“He will win whose army is animated by the spirit throughout all its ranks.”
― Sun Tzu
“There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combination of these five give rise to more melodies that can ever be heard.”
― Sun Tzu

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