The tactics...no, amateurs discuss tactics,.... Professional soldiers study logistics.
Behind every great leader there was an even greater logistician.
The essence of flexibility is in the mind of the commander; the substance of flexibility is in logistics.
In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
You will not find it difficult to prove that battles, campaigns, and even wars have been won or lost primarily because of logistics.
Plans of operations are made as circumstances may demand: to execute these plans, the great principles of war must be observed.
Art of War. Originally published in 1862.
Logistics comprises the means and arrangements which work out the plans of strategy and tactics. Strategy decides where to act; logistics brings the troops to this point.
Logistics: the practical art of moving armies
To wage war, you need first of all money; second, you need money, and third, you also need money.
[Logistics] embraces not merely the traditional functions of supply and transportation in the field, but also war finance, ship construction, munitions manufacture and other aspects of war economy.
Pure Logistics, 1917