"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."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Karl Von Clausewitz on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Karl Von Clausewitz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Karl Von Clausewitz on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Karl Von Clausewitz on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Karl Von Clausewitz on Ernest Hemingway
"Two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead."
"Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior."
"Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory even more are false, and most are uncertain."
"Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating."
"To secure peace is to prepare for war."