Best Sun Tzu quotes for courage

Sun Tzu was a Chinese general, military strategist, writer, and philosopher who lived in the Eastern Zhou period of ancient China. Sun Tzu is traditionally credited as the author of The Art of War, an influential work of military strategy that has affected both Western and East Asian philosophy and military thinking. Here are some of the Sun Tzu quotes. These are the quotes inspired from his book Art of war. We have compiled 33 life-changing Sun Tzu quotes at the top of their game.

Life changing Sun Tzu quotes

“He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.”

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”

“The greatest victory is that which requires no battle.”

“Quickness is the essence of the war.”

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

“Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.”

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

Sun Tzu quotes

“Treat your men as you would your own beloved sons. And they will follow you into the deepest valley.”

“Even the finest sword plunged into salt water will eventually rust.”

“Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”

“who wishes to fight must first count the cost”

“If you wait by the river long enough, the bodies of your enemies will float by.”

Sun Tzu quotes

“So in war, the way is to avoid what is strong, and strike at what is weak.”

“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.”

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

“Rouse him, and learn the principle of his activity or inactivity. Force him to reveal himself, so as to find out his vulnerable spots.”

“One may know how to conquer without being able to do it. ”

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

Sun Tzu quotes

“Great results, can be achieved with small forces.”

“Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.”

“Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm”

sun tzu art of war

“Ponder and deliberate before you make a move.”

“He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight”

Sun Tzu quotes

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

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

“Begin by seizing something which your opponent holds dear; then he will be amenable to your will.”

“Disorder came from order, fear came from courage, weakness came from strength.”

“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster”

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