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
Secret operations are essential in war; upon them the army relies to make its every move.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:33]
Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:36]
Of all those in the army close to the commander none is more intimate than the secret agent; of all rewards none more liberal than those given to secret agents; of all matters none is more confidential than those relating to secret operations.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:10]
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.More Xun Zi quotes [07/19/2011 02:07:53]
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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