The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.RealityTom Clancy
Fix your eyes forward on what you can do, not back on what you cannot change.MotivationTom Clancy
Remember, for every shot you fire, someone, somewhere, is making money.NRATom Clancy
When you have stopped learning you have begun to die.LearningTom Clancy
It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.Computer, Artificial IntelligenceTom Clancy in Jagd auf Roter Oktober
Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear.Tom Clancy in Jagd auf Roter Oktober
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.FlyingTom Clancy in Jagd auf Roter Oktober
A wise man knows his limitations. And a bold one seizes opportunities.Tom Clancy in Jagd auf Roter Oktober
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.Tom Clancy in Jagd auf Roter Oktober
Nothing, it seemed, lived longer than a perverse idea.Tom Clancy in Rainbow Six
Chavez here, I just dropped two. The excitement of the moment masked the shame of how easy it had been. This was pure murder.Tom Clancy in Rainbow Six
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.Tom Clancy in Rainbow Six
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."