B. H. Liddell Hart - Quotes

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Loss of hope rather than loss of life is what decides the issues of war. But helplessness induces hopelessness. ---->>>

A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge. ---->>>

Helplessness induces hopelessness, and history attests that loss of hope and not loss of lives is what decides the issue of war. ---->>>

In reality, it si more fruitful to wound than to kill. While the dead man lies still, counting only one man less, the wounded man is a progressive drain upon his side. ---->>>

In should be the duty of every soldier to reflect on the experiences of the past, in the endeavor to discover improvements, in his particular sphere of action, which are practicable in the immediate future. ---->>>

Guerrilla war is a kind of war waged by the few but dependent on the support of many. ---->>>

The search for the truth for truth's sake is the mark of the historian. ---->>>

The chief incalculable in war is the human will. ---->>>

Every action is seen to fall into one of three main categories, guarding, hitting, or moving. Here, then, are the elements of combat, whether in war or pugilism. ---->>>


Nationality: British
Born: October 31, 1895
Birthplace: Paris, France
Die: 01-29, 1970
Occupation: Historian

Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart (31 October 1895 – 29 January 1970), commonly known throughout most of his career as Captain B. H. Liddell Hart, was an English soldier, military historian and military theorist. Following World War II, he was a proponent of the West German rearmament and the moral rehabilitation of the German Wehrmacht (wikipedia)