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All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals.
T. E. Lawrence
Tactics mean doing what you can with what you have.
The game of football is one of strategy and tactics.
One must change one's tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one's superiority.
The world is a multiplicity, a harvest-field, a battle-ground; and thence arises through human contact ways of numbering, or mathematics, ways of tillage, or agriculture, ways of fighting, or military tactics and strategy, and these are incorporated in individuals as habits of life.
George Edward Woodberry
Satire of satire tends to be self-canceling, and deliberate shock tactics soon lose their ability to shock, especially when they're too deliberate.
One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures.
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
Tactics are manipulative.
We believe firmly that Communism internally and externally can and must be fought without resort to the Communist tactics of the suppression of all individual freedom.
Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation.
Now that I have called you on your false accusation, you are using additional smear tactics.
Always remember the first rule of power tactics; power is not only what you have but what the enemy thinks you have.
Politicians will talk strategy and tactics and policies and programs until they're blue in the face, or you strangle them and they turn blue.
P. J. O'Rourke
As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.
Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes.
I'm really happy I went to a Catholic school because a lot of the repressive tactics they use make for great senses of humor.
I do support artists standing by their beliefs and walking with integrity. We have to find a better way to commercially exploit music while giving artists their proper respect. This cannot be done while taking their contributions for granted or trying to control the scope of their growth and power through threats and fear tactics.
Violent movements attract thugs and firebrands who enjoy the mayhem. Violent tactics provide a pretext for retaliation by the enemy and alienate third parties who might otherwise support the movement.
Like Syria, the government of Bahrain employs aggressive tactics to censor and monitor its people's online activity.
Democracy's a very fragile thing. You have to take care of democracy. As soon as you stop being responsible to it and allow it to turn into scare tactics, it's no longer democracy, is it? It's something else. It may be an inch away from totalitarianism.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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