War is nothing more than the continuation of politics by other means.
Quote by Karl Von Clausewitz
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some...
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with...
War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.
The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the...
I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in...
The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.
War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means.
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
To secure peace is to prepare for war.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
War is not merely a political act but a real political instrument, a continuation of...
Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference.
Politics is the womb in which war develops.
War is not an independent phenomenon, but the continuation of politics by different means.
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
Lastly, the great uncertainty of all data in War is a peculiar difficulty, because all...
Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are...
It doesn't matter what you are thinking, or what fear you have, if you just...
If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and...
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
It is painful enough to discover with what unconcern they speak of war and threaten...