The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.

Sun Tzu, The Art of War

The Art of War is a classic book of Chinese military treatise dating 5th century BC. The book is attributed to military strategist Sun Tzu, “Master Sun”. For twenty-five hundred years, the teachings of Master Sun have been adopted for use not only in warfare but also in politics and business strategy. It has been extensively used to gain advantage over the opponents in the battlefield and everyday life alike.

The book is composed of 13 chapters. Each chapter is dedicated to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy and tactics. The Art of War remains the most influential military and warfare strategy treatise. It has equally influenced the minds of both Eastern and Western military strategists.

Successful war follows the path of deception

Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Sun Tzu highly stressed the importance of intelligence and espionage in military strategy. He stands, till to date, one of history’s finest military strategists.

Every battle is won before it is fought

Sun Tzu, The Art of War

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