Carl Clausewitz

Carl Clausewitz

German military theorist
We must, therefore, be confident that the general measures we have adopted will produce the results we expect. most important in this connection is the trust which we must have in our lieutenants. consequently, it is important to choose men on whom we can rely and to put aside all other considerations. if we have made appropriate preparations, taking into account all possible misfortunes, so that we shall not be lost immediately if they occur, we must boldly advance into the shadows of uncertainty.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This tremendous friction which cannot, as in mechanics, be reduced to a few points, is everywhere in contact with chance, and brings about effects that cannot be measured just because they are largely due to chance. ...More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [09/30/2011 11:09:43]
The first, the supreme, the most far-reaching act of judgment that the statesman and commander have to make is to establish ... the kind of war on which they are embarking.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.More Carl Clausewitz quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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