Quote of the Day, 11-17-08

“The invention of gunpowder and the constant improvement of firearms are enough in themselves to show that the advance of civilization has done nothing practical to alter or deflect the impulse to destroy the enemy, which is central to the very idea of war.” -Carl von Clausewitz, On War

And by the way, I know I didn’t publish any QotDs over the weekend.  I’ve decided they’ll be strictly weekday posts.

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