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date: 09 June 2023

Sun Tzu fl. c.400–320 bc
Chinese general and military theorist 

  1. Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be defeated.
    The Art of War ch. 3
  2. The worst policy is to attack cities.
    The Art of War ch. 3
  3. 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.
    The Art of War ch. 3
  4. Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.
    The Art of War ch. 4