“Defense is the stronger form with the negative object, and attack the weaker form with the positive object.”

— Von Clausewitz Carl —

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“War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.”

— Jefferson Thomas —

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“Wars are caused by undefended wealth.”

— MacArthur Douglas —

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“Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it.”

— Rabelais —

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“Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.”

— Hemingway Ernest —

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“Every government has as much of a duty to avoid war as a ship’s captain has to avoid a shipwreck.”

— De Maupassant Guy —

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