There is nothing more common than to hear of men losing their energy on being raised to a higher position, to which they do not feel themselves equal.

Karl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) Prussian soldier, historian, military theorist
On War [Vom Krieg], Book 1, ch. 3 (1832) [tr. J. Graham (1873)]
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