What is essential in war is victory, not prolonged operations. Sun Tzu, The Art of War (c. 6th century BCE), from Chapter Two. By: Redactor Robert A. Heinlein Clausewitz Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website seven × one = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.