Bloodless Quotes (2 quotes)
He who gives a portion of his time and talent to the investigation of mathematical truth will come to all other questions with a decided advantage over his opponents. He will be in argument what the ancient Romans were in the field: to them the day of battle was a day of comparative recreation, because they were ever accustomed to exercise with arms much heavier than they fought; and reviews differed from a real battle in two respects: they encountered more fatigue, but the victory was bloodless.
Revolution is a science only a few are competent to practice. It depends on correct organization and, above all, on communications. ‚Ä¶ Correctly organized and properly timed it is a bloodless coup. Done clumsily ‚Ä¶ the result is civil war, mob violence, purges, terror.