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Karl von Clausewitz
(1780-1831) born on
Jun 01
Prussian military leader, author. His writings and book "On War," expounded the philosophy of war and had enormous effect on military strategy, tactics in World Wars.
Never forget that no military leader has ever become great without audacity.

In war the will is directed at an animate object that reacts.
Pursue one great decisive aim with force and determination.
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.
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.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Leadership: A Treasury of Great Quotations," by William and Leonard Safire, 1990.
R: In "The Harper Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1993.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "War, Politics and Power," 1962.
K: From an Internet collection of quotations.

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