War is the province of danger.
Quote by Karl Von Clausewitz
Karl Von Clausewitz Quotes
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
The more a general is accustomed to place heavy demands on his soldiers, the more...
Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some...
War is not an exercise of the will directed at an inanimate matter.
Everything in war is simple, but the simplest thing is difficult. The difficulties accumulate and...
A conqueror is always a lover of peace.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
War is not an independent phenomenon, but the continuation of politics by different means.
War is the continuation of politics by other means.
War is the domain of physical exertion and suffering.
War is regarded as nothing but the continuation of state policy with other means.
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
The political object is the goal, war is the means of reaching it, and the...
Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference.
To secure peace is to prepare for war.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.
Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.
I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in...
Politics is the womb in which war develops.
Everything in war is very simple. But the simplest thing is difficult.