He that makes war without many mistakes has not made war very long.
There is only one favorable moment in war; talent consists in knowing how to seize it.
Much shedding of blood, many great actions, and triumphs, toil and perseverance are the end of all things human.
Strategy is the art of making use of time and space. I am less concerned about the later than the former. Space we can recover, lost time never.
One can lead a nation only by helping it see a bright outlook. A leader is a dealer in hope.