“We cannot enter into alliance with neighboring princes until we are acquainted with their designs” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War
“Be so subtle that you are invicible. Be so mysterious that you are intangible. Then you will control your rivals’ fate” – Sun Tzu The Art of War
"What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time"