He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight.
When you look into the signs of war, you find they are in the mind. When there is unexpressed anger in the heart, this is already war! Hateful looks and angry faces are war; boastful words and shoving matches are war. Exaggerated contention and aggressive combat are war.
Rewards for good service should not be deferred a single day.
Knowing the enemy enables you to take the offensive, knowing yourself enables you to stand on the defensive.
The five cardinal virtues of the Chinese are (1) humanity or benevolence; (2) uprightness of mind; (3) self-respect, self- control, or "proper feeling;" (4) wisdom; (5) sincerity or good faith.
While we keep away from such places, we should get the enemy to approach them; while we face them, we should let the enemy have them on his rear.