Documents and firsthand accounts of Clausewitz at war by others are few and far between.
Clausewitz not only survived World War II; he emerged from it with his reputation greatly enhanced.
War,” wrote Clausewitz, “is an extreme trial of strength and stamina.
These gentlemen, said Clausewitz in brief, had the misfortune of mistaking the accoutrements of war for its essential nature.
Clausewitz defines strategy as "the use of the battle to gain the object of the war."
Clausewitz is the founder of that theory of war which resulted from the Napoleonic.
Clausewitz does not discuss the moral aspect of war; he deals with power and expediency.
Clausewitz wrote his book expressly for statesmen as well as soldiers.
It would be difficult to state more pithily the ultimate significance of Clausewitz's doctrine.
I trust that every reader of Clausewitz will agree with me in this.