Art of War: Never launch an attack if you do not have the necessary arsenal, especially if the battlefield is your enemy’s soil. To retreat is not cowardice, but a strategy, reinforce and then launch your attack with precision and with your eyes focused on victory.
Application to real life: Do not attend civil procedure if you fail to memorize rule 1 to 19 with all the sections, plus cases and book readings. That would be suicide. I’ll make up for next week.
Me Yves, we all have our limitations and strengths and circumstances to play with, but you do not have to take chances with a little hope, if you can be sure that a better chance awaits, you need not die now, better live today, so that you can fight better tomorrow and the days to come.