“No instance of a country having benefited from prolonged warfare”

“In all history, there is no instance of a country having benefited from prolonged
warfare. Only one who knows the disastrous effects of a long war can realize the
supreme importance of rapidity in bringing it to a close.”

— Sun Tzu

(c.500-320 B.C.) name used by the unknown Chinese authors of the sophisticated treatise on philosophy, logistics, espionage, strategy and tactics known as
‘The Art of War’ Source: The Art of War
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Sun.Tzu.Quote.B766

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