To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
More Quotes from Sun Tzu: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.
All warfare is based on deception.
Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.
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.
A military operation involves deception. Even though you are competent, appear to be incompetent. Though effective, appear to be ineffective.
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