The supreme Art of War is to subdue the enemy without fighting. Sun Tzu, The Art of War, c. 500 BCE The Art of War is one of those books that I’ve known about for decades: and for decades have been intending to read. I am sure I even have a copy somewhere. But I…
but was done to last for ever
to read books of quotations.
and you shall fly around the world
so that children will no longer have
to die this way.
is seldom good for anything else.
but I imagine that they do not exclude the intelligent anticipation of the facts even before they occur.
‘Hey, we’ve got this amazing thing, even built with some of your parts, and what do you think about funding us? Or we’ll give it to you. We just want to do it. Pay our salary, we’ll come work for you.’ And they said, ‘No.’
the attainable — the art of the next best.
is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.