The best Quotes from The Hunt for Red October

The best Quotes from The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October is the debut novel by American author Tom Clancy, first published on October 1, 1984, by the Naval Institute Press. It depicts Soviet submarine captain Marko Ramius as he seemingly goes rogue with his country's cutting-edge ballistic missile submarine Red October, and marks the first appearance of Clancy's most popular fictional character, Jack Ryan, an analyst working for the Central Intelligence Agency, as he must prove his theory that Ramius is intending to defect to the United States.

I'm a politician, which means I'm a cheater and a liar, and when I'm not kissing babies I'm stealing their lollipops.
Jeffrey Pelt
It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.
Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear.
One thing about flying that he never got used to was that no matter how awful the weather was on the ground, if you flew high enough you could always find the sun.
A wise man knows his limitations. And a bold one seizes opportunities.
In the Soviet Union every worker is a government worker, and they have a saying: As long as the bosses pretend to pay us, we will pretend to work.

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The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change.
Remember, for every shot you fire, someone, somewhere, is making money.
When you have stopped learning you have begun to die.
Nothing, it seemed, lived longer than a perverse idea.
Chavez here, I just dropped two. The excitement of the moment masked the shame of how easy it had been. This was pure murder.
John Clark: "You get a nap. The rest of the team arrives in about half an hour."
Ding: "The rest of what team?"
John Clark: "Everybody who can move and shoot, son."
There were even those who said that Communism had been tried in the wrong country - that Russia had been too far backward to make those wonderful ideas work.
Popov: "I told them to feel free to rob the bank as a cover for the real mission -"
John Brightling: "Which was?"
Popov: "To be killed."
Computers may out-think us one day, but as long as people got feelings we'll be better than they are.
Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them.
Mister Spock in Star Trek - Season 2 Episode 24
Supercomputers will achieve one human brain capacity by 2010, and personal computers will do so by about 2020.
I am nervous about the impact AI is going to have on future elections. Personalized 1:1 persuasion, combined with high-quality generated media, is going to be a powerful force.
Sam Altman - September 2022
AI will probably most likely lead to the end of the world, but in the meantime, there'll be great companies.
AI is a nightmare to me. It's inhumane. You can't get more inhumane than artificial intelligence.
Nicolas Cage - November 2023
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.
It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly.
Flemeth in Dragon Age
People ask me if I could fly. I said: 'Yeah - for a little while.'
GPS satellites, unmanned drones, f*cking laser sights? The more crutches you have, the more it hurts when they're kicked out from under ya. If there's one thing I know for sure, it's that a six inch blade never loses reception.
Thatcher in Rainbow Six - Siege
First rule of hunting, become your target, then hunt yourself down.
Jackal in Rainbow Six - Siege
I see you've got a few new holes in you, let's get them plugged up ja?
Blitz in Rainbow Six - Siege
Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
Kobe Bryant in Training Camp
Humans had always been better at killing than any other living thing.

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