It is easy to love your friend, but sometimes the hardest lesson to learn is to love your enemy.
Therefore the considerations of the intelligent always include both benefit and harm. As they consider benefit, their work can expand; as they consider harm, their troubles can be resolved.
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
To begin by bluster, but afterwards to take fright at the enemy's numbers, shows a supreme lack of intelligence.
Now by the laws of war, better than defeating a country by fire and the sword, is to take it without strife.
The MORAL LAW causes the people to be in complete accord with their ruler, so that they will follow him regardless of their lives, undismayed by any danger.