I'm not an agent, I just write books for the CIA.

Jack Ryan

Corporal Upham: "War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man."
Captain Miller: I guess that's Emerson's way of finding the bright side.

Annie Kinsella: Hey, what if the Voice calls while you're gone?
Ray Kinsella: Take a message.

[about Bond] How does he know these things?

Central Intelligence Agency... Now, there's a contradiction in terms.

Capt. Bart Mancuso

It's probably cheaper just to let me rob the damned thing.

Ben Wade

Jesus! You look like hell!

Admiral James Greer

Capt. Bart Mancuso: What's so funny?
Jack Ryan: Ah, the Captain seems to think you're some kind of... cowboy.
Captain Ramius: [in Russian] You speak Russian.
Jack Ryan: [in Russian] A little. It is wise to study the ways of ones adversary. Don't you think?
Captain Ramius: [in English] It is.

Beaumont: Wait a minute...
Seaman Jones: Uh oh...
Beaumont: Disparaged surface clutter...
Seaman Jones: Yeeeesssss?
Beaumont: I should go to SAPS?
Seaman Jones: Correct! Seaman Beaumont, Signal Algorithmic Processing System. Give it a week and you'll be teaching at Caltech. So, like Beethoven on the computer, you have laboured to produce... a biologic.
Beaumont: A what?
Seaman Jones: A whale, Seaman Beaumont, a whale. A marine mammal that knows a hell of a lot more about sonar, then you do. Train her around to 269 and lets try it again?

Dan Evans: You say one more word, I'll cut you down right here.
Ben Wade: I like this side of you, Dan.

Come on, Big D. Fly!

Lt. Commander Thompson, USS Dallas

We're going to kill a friend, Yvgeni. We're going to kill Ramius.

Captain Tupolev

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