1.24

Chapter: Laying of Plans 1.24
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Translation:

Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where you are not expected.

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Commentary

Do not attack in force where the enemy is strongest, although keeping stronger forces can be helpful while you throw a fierce attack at weak corners elsewhere.

As with other suggestions, Sun Tzu makes use of surprise to keep the enemy in a state of confusion and uncertainty.