17 references to "defeat":

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By means of these seven considerations I can forecast victor... ss. 1.14, Chapter 1: Laying Plans

The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, wi... ss. 1.15, Chapter 1: Laying Plans

The general who loses a battle makes but few calculations be... ss. 1.26, Chapter 1: Laying Plans

Now in order to kill the enemy, our men must be roused to an... ss. 2.16, Chapter 2: Waging War

Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and know yourself, y... ss. 3.18, Chapter 3: Attack by Stratagem

Sun Tzu said: The good fighters of old first put themselves ... ss. 4.1, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, bu... ss. 4.2, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Thus the good fighter is able to secure himself against defe... ss. 4.3, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

but cannot make certain of defeating the enemy. ss. 4.3, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Security against defeat implies defensive tactics; ability t... ss. 4.5, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Making no mistakes is what establishes the certainty of vict... ss. 4.13, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Hence the skillful fighter puts himself into a position whic... ss. 4.14, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks ... ss. 4.15, Chapter 4: Tactical Dispositions

Amid the turmoil and tumult of battle, there may be seeming ... ss. 5.16, Chapter 5: Energy

From a position of this sort, if the enemy is unprepared, yo... ss. 10.5, Chapter 10: Terrain

These are six ways of courting defeat, which must be careful... ss. 10.20, Chapter 10: Terrain

He who knows these things, and in fighting puts his knowledg... ss. 10.22, Chapter 10: Terrain

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