Carl von Clausewitz Quote

Source/Notes: The Prince, on War & the Art of War - Three All-Time Classics on Politics & War (2007 edition), Arc Manor LLC - ISBN: 9780978653651
Source/Notes: Variant: "State policy is the womb in which War is developed" From: On War (1832)
Source/Notes: "On War" by Carl von Clausewitz, edited and translated by Michael Howard and Peter Paret (Princeton University Press, 1989), p. 141, Book II, Chapter 2