"Politics is the womb in which war develops."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Karl Von Clausewitz on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Karl Von Clausewitz on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Karl Von Clausewitz on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Karl Von Clausewitz on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Karl Von Clausewitz on Joseph Stalin
"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."