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Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
by Sun Tzu

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Related topics: Motivational Business Government Political War

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
- Sun Tzu

The expert in battle seeks his victory
from strategic advantage
and does not demand it from his men.
- Sun Tzu

 

All warfare is based on deception.
- Sun Tzu

However beautiful the strategy,
you should occasionally look at the results.
- Winston Churchill

Be resolute in your goals,
but flexible in your tactics.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment,
full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
- Herbert Kaufman

Deserve Victory.
- Terry Goodkind

Victory belongs to the most persevering.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

If you seek truth, you will not seek
victory by dishonorable means,
and if you find truth, you will become invincible.
- Epictetus

Victory has a thousand fathers,
but defeat is an orphan.
- John F. Kennedy

Life always rides in strength to victory,
not through internationalism...
but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets,
but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
- Abraham Lincoln

Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror,
victory however long and hard the road may be;
for without victory, there is no survival.
- Winston Churchill

Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory.
It can no longer serve to settle disputes...
can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.
- John F. Kennedy

There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

We need to find God, and he cannot
be found in noise and restlessness.
God is the friend of silence.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass-
grows in silence; see the stars,
the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...
We need silence to be able to touch souls.
- Mother Teresa

I love deadlines.
I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.
- Douglas Adams

A "scream" is always just that -
a noise and not music.
- Carl Jung

See beauty in those unexpected places.
(she asked herself how people could let Bach be background noise.)
See the opportunity in what looks like inconvenience.
(she steered clear of the traffic jam
and went to the bakery she's been meaning to stop at.)
She embraces the undeclared possibility
in what seems like just another ordinary day.
(her friend is scheduled for cancer surgery
and suddenly everything around her seems so very precious.)
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Habits age men before their time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

The challenge before us is to savor the unknown
and delight in the taste of possibility.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before,
but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God.
- Ram Dass

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love means putting the other person before yourself,
and honoring the relationship above all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world will persist in exhibiting before you
what you persist in affirming the world is.
- Emma Curtis Hopkins

Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
- Michael Jordan

Before you criticize a man,
walk a mile in his shoes.
- Anonymous

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The golden age is before us, not behind us.
- William Shakespeare

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

If you have no confidence in self,
you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

It is darkest just before the dawn.
- Proverb

Cowards die many times before their deaths;
The valiant never taste of death but once.
- William Shakespeare

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A friend is one before whom I can think aloud.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

From far beyond this life,
I hear the call.
From place beyond all place,
I feel the call.
From time before all time,
I know the call.
From one before all ones,
I am the call.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-honor (self-respect) is in no way selfish.
Before I can give to others,
I must have something to give.
Only by first creating
my own self-esteem and happiness,
do I possess the resources to
contribute anything meaningful to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead


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