When he reached the New World, Cortez burned his ships. As a result his men were well motivated.

Captain Ramius

I would like to have seen Montana.

Capt. Vasili Borodin

[to himself] "Ryan, some things in here don't react well to bullets." Yeah, like me. I don't react well to bullets.

Jack Ryan

Captain Ramius: It reminds me of the heady days of Sputnik and Yuri Gagarin when the world trembled at the sound of our rockets. Now they will tremble again - at the sound of our silence. The order is: engage the silent drive.

Captain Ramius: Re-verify our range to target... one ping only.
Capt. Vasili Borodin: Captain, I... I... I just...
Captain Ramius: Give me a ping, Vasili. One ping only, please.
Capt. Vasili Borodin: Aye, Captain.

Capt. Bart Mancuso: You, you speak English?
Red October Officer: Yes, sir.
Capt. Bart Mancuso: Get your butt over here!

Jack Ryan: Has he made any Crazy Ivans?
Capt. Bart Mancuso: What difference does that make?
Jack Ryan: Because his next one is going to be to starboard.
Capt. Bart Mancuso: Why? Because his last was to port?
Jack Ryan: No. Because he always goes to starboard in the bottom half of the hour.

Captain Ramius: "... and the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home." Christopher Columbus.
Jack Ryan: Welcome to the New World, Captain.

Next time, Jack, write a goddamn memo.

Jack Ryan

Now Commander... that torpedo did NOT self-destruct. You heard it hit the hull, and I... was never here.

Admiral James Greer

This business will get out of control. It will get out of control and we'll be lucky to live through it.

Admiral Josh Painter

Captain Ramius: Hey, Ryan, be careful what you shoot at. Most things in here don't react too well to bullets.
Jack Ryan: Right.
[Moves closer to enemy, who fires several shots ]
Jack Ryan: I have to be careful what I shoot at?

The first of the real Jack Ryan stories from Tom Clancy jumps to the big screen in The Hunt for Red October.

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The Hunt for Red October Quotes

Captain Ramius: "... and the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home." Christopher Columbus.
Jack Ryan: Welcome to the New World, Captain.

[to himself] "Ryan, some things in here don't react well to bullets." Yeah, like me. I don't react well to bullets.

Jack Ryan

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