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When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.

When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.

by Sun Tzu Found in: Enemy Quotes,
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The proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices cause people's substance to be drained away. read more

The proximity of an army causes prices to go up; and high prices cause people's substance to be drained away. When their substance is drained away, they will be afflicted by heavy exactions. With this loss of substance and exhaustion of strength, the homes of the people will be stripped bare, and their incomes dissipated.

by Sun Tzu Found in: Army Quotes,
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Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in his attacks without cultivating the read more

Unhappy is the fate of one who tries to win his battles and succeed in his attacks without cultivating the spirit of enterprise, for the result is waste of time and general stagnation.

by Sun Tzu Found in: Fate Quotes,
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To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance read more

To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

by Sun Tzu Found in: Fighting Quotes,
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He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.

He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious.

by Sun Tzu Found in: Leadership Quotes,
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