45 Inspirational And Motivational Sun Tzu Quotes

1. “The line between disorder and order lies in logistics.” ~ Sun Tzu

2. “The opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.” ~ Sun Tzu

3. “All wars are won or lost before they are ever fought.” ~ Sun Tzu

4. “There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare.” ~ Sun Tzu

5. “There is no instance of a nation benefiting from prolonged warfare.” ~ Sun Tzu

6. “The art of giving orders is not to try to rectify the minor blunders and not to be swayed by petty doubts.” ~ Sun Tzu

7. “Let your plans be dark and as impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.” ~ Sun Tzu

8. “Energy may be likened to the bending of a crossbow; decision, to the releasing of the trigger.” ~ Sun Tzu

9. “The height of strategy is to attack your opponent’s strategy.” ~ Sun Tzu

10. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” ~ Sun Tzu

11. “It is more important to out-think your enemy, than to outfight him” – Sun Tzu

12. “Move not unless you see an advantage; use not your troops unless there is something to be gained; fight not unless the position is critical.” ~ Sun Tzu

13. “If you are far from the enemy, make him believe you are near.” ~ Sun Tzu

14. “The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.” ~ Sun Tzu

15. “Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm.” ~ Sun Tzu

16. “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.” ~ Sun Tzu

17. “Correct your mistake as soon as you have found it.” ~ Sun Tzu

18. “If the mind is willing, the flesh could go on and on without many things.” ~ Sun Tzu

19. “Do not press an enemy at bay.” ~ Sun Tzu

20. “Keep your friends close, your enemies even closer.” ~ Sun Tzu

21. “Who wishes to fight must first count the cost” – Sun Tzu

22. “Leadership is a matter of intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, courage, and sternness.” ~ Sun Tzu

23. “He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared.” ~ Sun Tzu

24. “Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?” – Sun Tzu

25. “One may know how to conquer without being able to do it.” ~ Sun Tzu

26. “Move swift as the Wind and closely-formed as the Wood. Attack like the Fire and be still as the Mountain.” ~ Sun Tzu

27. “If ignorant both of your enemy and yourself, you are certain to be in peril.” ~ Sun Tzu

28. “What the ancients called a clever fighter is one who not only wins but excels in winning with ease.” ~ Sun Tzu

29. “You have to believe in yourself.” ~ Sun Tzu

30. “Opportunities multiply as they are seized.” ~ Sun Tzu

31. “Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.” ~ Sun Tzu

32. “Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” ~ Sun Tzu

33. “If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” ~ Sun Tzu

34. “When envoys are sent with compliments in their mouths, it is a sign that the enemy wishes for a truce.” ~ Sun Tzu

35. “Do not engage an enemy more powerful than you. And if it is unavoidable and you do have to engage, then make sure you engage it on your terms, not on your enemy’s terms.” ~ Sun Tzu

36. “It is easy to love your friend, but sometimes the hardest lesson to learn is to love your enemy.” ~ Sun Tzu

37. “When your opponent gives you an opening, be swift as a hare.” ~ Sun Tzu

38. “He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.” ~ Sun Tzu

39. “Victory comes from finding opportunities in problems.” ~ Sun Tzu

40. “The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” ~ Sun Tzu

41. “There is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare.” ~ Sun Tzu

42. “The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.” ~ Sun Tzu

43. “When strong, avoid them. If of high morale, depress them. Seem humble to fill them with conceit. If at ease, exhaust them. If united, separate them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.” ~ Sun Tzu

44. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” – Sun Tzu

45. “Concentrate your energy and hoard your strength.” ~ Sun Tzu

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