Tom Clancy Quotes

Tom Clancy Quotes

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

He had to do so many things and make each appear as though it were the only thing he had to do. He had to compartmentalize everything, when on one task to pretend that the others didn't exist.

Courage was not something one picked out of the air. It was something like a bank account. You could withdraw only so much before it was necessary to stop, to take the time to make new deposits.

Danger confronted properly is not something a man must fear.

Panic is something that good operations officers plan for.

So few people were left who knew what combat was like. People were so easy to frighten. Combat taught a man what to fear – and what to ignore.

I am a politician which means I am a liar and a crook. When I am not kissing babies I am stealing their lollypops.

The President was trapped – and with nearly every president, it had come about from his own words. Presidential promises and statements… The people had this annoying way of remembering them. And even if they didn't, there were journalists and political rivals never passed on a chance to make the necessary reminders.

One presidential advisor to another: "If the world made sense, we'd all have to find honest work.

Courage is being the only only one who knows how terrified you are.

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