All Obstacles…

“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.” Carl von Clausewitz (1780 to 1831) Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (1832; On War) has… Read More

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In Spite of all Obstacles…

“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.” Carl von Clausewitz (1780 to 1831) Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (1832; On War) has… Read More

Quickly, Err, Past…

“It is even better to act quickly and err than to hesitate until the time of action is past.” Carl von Clausewitz (1780 to 1831) Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (1832; On War) has become one of the most respected classics on military strategy.

A Strong Strategy…

“The best strategy is always to be very strong.” Carl von Clausewitz (1780 to 1831) Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (1832; On War) has become one of the most respected classics on military strategy.

Generals & Audacity…

“Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.” Carl von Clausewitz (1780 to 1831) Carl Philipp Gottlieb von Clausewitz was a Prussian general and military thinker, whose work Vom Kriege (1832; On War) has become one of the most respected classics on military strategy.

Theory, Observations & Doctrine…

“Theory must be of the nature of observations not of doctrine.” (Clausewitz, 2014, p.46.). Reference von Clausewitz, C. & Graham, J.J. (trans) (2014) On War. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.

(Military) Theoretical Consideration…

Talking about the branches of the art of War, Clausewitz (2014, p.41) states: “He to whom all this is nothing, must either repudiate all theoretical consideration, OR HIS UNDERSTANDING HAS NOT AS YET BEEN PAINED by the confused and perplexing ideas resting on no fixed point of view, leading to no satisfactory result, sometimes dull,… Read More