Tom Clancy Quotes

If you want to kick the tiger in his ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.

Moral courage is more difficult than physical courage… I have been amazed that men who bravely faced death on the battlefield are later as senior officers cowed and unwilling to stand up for what is right or to point out what is wrong. There are times when you disagree and you have to speak out, […]

Don’t ask a man what kind of computer he uses. If it’s a Macintosh, he’ll tell you. If not, why embarrass him?

“Americans? Oh, yeah. Meanly born, poorly educated – but exceedingly lucky – peasants.” – “With big guns?” – “Yeah, peasants with guns always make the aristocracy nervous.”

He didn’t add that he’d been given to understand that Baptists didn’t drink alcoholic beverages. Odd, considering that Jesus’ first public miracle had been to change water into wine at the marriage feast at Cana. But Christianity had many faces. In any case, the mao-tai was vile, worse than the cheapest grappa. With advancing years, […]