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Carl von Clausewitz
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Born: June 1, 1780

Died: November 16, 1831 (aged 51)

Nationality: Belgian

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Carl Philipp Gottfried von Clausewitz was a Prussian soldier and military theorist who stressed the moral and political aspects of war. His most notable work, Vom Kriege, was unfinished at his death.

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Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.

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