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 Karl von Clausewitz - “War is the province of chance. In no other sphere of human activity must such a margin be left for this intruder. It increases the uncertainty of every circumstance and deranges the course of events.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “In war the will is directed at an animate object that reacts.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “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.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.”
 Carl von Clausewitz - “The fact that slaughter is a horrifying spectacle must make us take war more seriously, but not provide an excuse for gradually blunting our swords in the name of humanity. Sooner or later someone will come along with a sharp sword and hack off our arms.”
 Carl von Clausewitz - “To secure peace is to prepare for war.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “Let us not hear of generals who conquer without bloodshed. If a bloody slaughter is a horrible sight, then that is a ground for paying more respect to war but not for making the sword we wear blunter and blunter by degrees from feelings of humanity, until someone steps in with one that is sharp and lops off the arm from our body.”
 Carl von Clausewitz - “War therefore is an act of violence to compel our opponent to fulfil our will.”
 Karl von Clausewitz - “War is nothing but the continuation of politics by other means.”
 Carl von Clausewitz - “War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.”
 Carl von Clausewitz - “Defense is the stronger form with the negative object, And attack the weaker form with the positive object.”
 Von Clausewitz - “The backbone of surprise is fusing speed with secrecy.”