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Sun Tzu [Wu]
(BC 535-228) born on
Chinese military strategist. The "Sun Tzu Art of War" explains the theory of managing soldiers and is still widely in business, economy, and military affairs.
         
   
F
O divine art of sublety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands.

R
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.
A
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
N
Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
K
Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Art of War, ch. 6, axiom 9 (c. 490 B.C.; ed. by James Clavell, 1981).
R: The Art of War, ch. 6, Axiom 9 (c. 490 B.C.; ed. by James Clavell, 1981).
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: The Art of War, ch. 3, axiom 6 (c. 490 B.C.; ed. by James Clavell, 1981).
K: The Art of War, ch. 3, axiom 2 (c. 490 B.C.; ed. by James Clavell, 1981).
   


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