” The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy’s not coming, but on our own readiness to receive him, not on the chance of his not attacking, but rather on the fact that we have made our position unassailable. “


” Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy’s strategy. “


” Quickness is the essence of the war. “


” There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare. “


” 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. “


” Secret operations are essential in war, upon them the army relies to make its every move. “



All 6 Sun Tzu Quotes about War in picture


The art of war teaches us to rely not on the likelihood of the enemy
Thus, what is of supreme importance in war is to attack the enemy
Quickness is the essence of the war.
There is no instance of a nation benefitting from prolonged warfare.
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.
Secret operations are essential in war, upon them the army relies to make its every move.

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