Wáng Jìngzé Quotes



Best 30 Quotes by Wáng Jìngzé

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“Befriend a distant state and strike a neighbouring one.”

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“Borrow a corpse to resurrect the soul.”

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“Create something from nothing.”

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“Deceive the heavens to cross the sea.”

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“Decorate the tree with false blossoms.”

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“Defeat the enemy by capturing their chief.”

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“Disturb the water and catch a fish.”

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“Feign madness but keep your balance.”

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“Hide a knife behind a smile.”

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“If all else fails, retreat.”

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“In order to capture, one must let loose.”

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“Inflict injury on oneself to win the enemy's trust.”

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“Kill with a borrowed knife.”

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“Loot a burning house.”

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“Lure the tiger down the mountain.”

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“Make a sound in the east, then strike in the west.”

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“It is necessary to have 'watchers' at hand who will bear witness to the values of Tradition in ever more uncompromising and firm ways, as the anti-traditional forces grow in strength. Even though these values cannot be achieved, it does not mean that they amount to mere 'ideas'. These are measures.

Let people of our time talk about these things with condescension as if they were anachronistic and anti-historical; we know that this is an alibi for their defeat. Let us leave modern men to their 'truths' and let us only be concerned about one thing: to keep standing amid a world of ruins.”


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“Make the host and the guest exchange roles.”

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“Openly repair the gallery roads, but sneak through the passage of Chencang.”

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“Point at the mulberry tree while cursing the locust tree.”

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“Remove the firewood from under the pot.”

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“Remove the ladder when the enemy has ascended to the roof.”

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“Replace the beams with rotten timbers.”

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“Sacrifice the plum tree to preserve the peach tree.”

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“Shut the door to catch the thief.”

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“Slough off the cicada's golden shell.”

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“Stomp the grass to scare the snake.”

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“Take the opportunity to pilfer a goat.”

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“Tossing out a brick to lure a jade gem.”

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“Wait at leisure while the enemy labors.”

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“Watch the fires burning across the river.”

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“The true state – it is hardly necessary to say this – does not admit the rule of parties (partitocrazia) of democratic regimes.”


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