Those skilled at making the enemy move do so by creating a situation to which he must conform; they entice him with something he is certain to take, and with lures of ostensible profit they await him in strength.
("The Art of War")
More Quotes from Sun Tzu:If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
When the enemy is relaxed, make them toil. When full, starve them. When settled, make them move.
The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.
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.
You have to believe in yourself.
All war is based on deception.
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