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Sun Tzu

Still one of the most influential books on military strategy, "The Art of War" is Sun Tzu's most well known work. Though little is known of his young life, Tzu was hired as a general by King Helu of Wu in 512 BC. His mastery of military strategy was legendary. He even demonstrated his knowledge by training untrained female soldiers to prove his principles. At the time Tzu ascended to the p…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


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

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"The ultimate in disposing one's troops is to be without ascertainable shape. Then the most penetrating spies cannot pry in nor can the wise lay plans against you." Sun Tzu
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Troops   

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"He who exercises no forethought but makes light of his opponents is sure to be captured by them." Sun Tzu
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"The skillful 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. With his forces intact he disputes the mastery of the emp" Sun Tzu
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"In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence under no circumstances can it be neglected." Sun Tzu
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Art   

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"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 Tzu
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"You have to believe in yourself." Sun Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher    Self-confidence   

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"Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death." Sun Tzu
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Children    Chinese Philosopher   

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"The art of giving orders is not to try to rectify the minor blunders and not to be swayed by petty doubts." Sun Tzu
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"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 Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher    Doubt   

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"Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance." Sun Tzu
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Arrogance    Chinese Philosopher   

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"The enlightened ruler is heedful, and the good general full of caution." Sun Tzu
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Caution    Chinese Philosopher   

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"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result is victory, then you must not fight, even at the ruler's bidding." Sun Tzu
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Fighting   

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"If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles." Sun Tzu
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"The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy's not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him; not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable." Sun Tzu
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Art   

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"To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence." Sun Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher    Excellence   

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"Let your plans be dark and as impenetratable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt." Sun Tzu
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Night   

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"Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win." Sun Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher    War   

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"For 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 Tzu
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Chinese Philosopher    Skill   

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"O divine art of subtlety and secrecy! Through you we learn to be invisible, through you inaudible and hence we can hold the enemy's fate in our hands." Sun Tzu
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Art    Secrets   

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"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
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