Quote of the Day, 12-30-08

“Willing obedience always beats forced obedience.” -Xenophon

Quote of the Day, 12-29-08

“He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot will be victorious.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Quote of the Day, 11-18-08

“Intelligence alone is not courage, we often see that the most intelligent people are irresolute. Since in the rush of events a man is governed by feelings rather than by thought, the intellect needs to arouse the quality of courage, which then supports and sustains it in action.” -Carl von Clausewitz, On War

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.

Quote of the Day, 11-13-08

“There is no instance of prolonged warfare benefitting a nation.” -Sun Tzu, The Art of War