“Chang Yu . . . adds: ‘Attack is the secret of defense; defense is the planning of an attack.’”Sun Tzu The 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."
"Hence the enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution. This is the way to keep a country at peace and an army intact.”Sun Tzu The Art of War
“Tu Mu quotes: ‘The skillful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man. For the wise man delights in establishing his merit, the brave man likes to show his courage in action, the covetous man is quick at seizing advantages, and the stupid man has no fear of death.’”Sun Tzu The Art of War