Quotes by skilful

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  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Hence that general is skilful in attack whose opponent does not know what to defend; and he is skilful in defense whose opponent does not know what to attack.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    Private Vices by the dextrous Management of a skilful Politician may be turned into Publick Benefits.
    Source: The Fable of the Bees A Search into the Nature of Society, p. 428
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
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    The first Rudiments of Morality, broach'd by skilful Politicians, to render Men useful to each other as well as tractable, were chiefly contrived that the Ambitious might reap the more Benefit from, and govern vast Numbers of them with the greater Ease and Security.
    Source: The Fable of the Bees An Enquiry into the Origin of Moral Virtue, p. 33
  • Maria Montessori
    Maria Montessori
    Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
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    There is in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of the world. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!
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