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“Thus Tu Yu says:  ‘If a general is ignorant of the principle of adaptability, he must not be entrusted with a position of authority.’  Tu Mu quotes:  ‘The skillful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man.  For the wise man delights in establishing his merit, the brave man likes to show his courage in action, the covetous man is quick at seizing advantages, and the stupid man has no fear of death.'”

— Sun Tzu, The Art of War, Translated and Commented on by Lionel Giles