Carl Clausewitz

Carl Clausewitz

German military theorist
The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [09/30/2011 11:09:52]
Everything in war is very simple, but the simplest thing is difficult. The difficulties accumulate and end by producing a kind of friction that is inconceivable unless one has experienced war. ... Countless minor incidents - the kind you can never really foresee - combine to lower the general level of performance, so that one always falls short of the intended goal. ...More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
More Carl Clausewitz quotes [09/30/2011 11:09:46]
With uncertainty in one scale, courage and self-confidence should be thrown into the other to correct the balance. The greater they are, the greater the margin that can be left for accidents.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [09/30/2011 11:09:19]

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