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“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.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“All field agents have some cowboy in them – even the ones from New York.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“One presidential advisor to another: "If the world made sense, we'd all have to find honest work.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“The assistant commander at any post is supposed to be a ruthless son of a bitch.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Ice hockey is the closest thing to religion permitted by the Soviet Union.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Clancy comments that the subtleties of national character can impact the world stage by making espionage more difficult. Americans were quirky by nature, making the sorts of eccentric moves that had to be followed up on as potential espionage cues. Russians, on the other hand, were too orderly by nature to make such distractions appear natural.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make proud, Foley thought.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Comrade, you can deceive us. Anyone can―for a time. But not a very long time.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“people who feel themselves inferior have a pathological desire to disprove their own perceptions.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Anyone can deceive us .... for a time.
[KGB]”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make proud,”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin
“The Americans are always investigating one another, it was their national sport.”
Tom Clancy, The Cardinal of the Kremlin

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