"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."
(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'
The Art of War