The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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Chess is all about getting the king into check, you see. It's about killing the father. I would say that chess has more to do with the art of murder than it does with the art of war.
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Militarism has been by far the commonest cause of the breakdown of civilizations. The single art of war makes progress at the expense of all the arts of peace.
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The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill.
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You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
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In the practical art of war, the best thing of all is to take the enemy's country whole and intact; to shatter and destroy it is not so good.
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