Xun Zi

Xun Zi

Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who is traditionally believed, and who is most likely, to have authored the Art of War
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:48]
The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:12]
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.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:08]
All war is based on deception.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:52]
Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:26]

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