The Hunt for Red October

The Hunt for Red October quotes

53 total quotes (ID: 762)

Capt. Bart Mancuso
Capt. Marko Ramius
Dr. Jeffrey Pelt
Jack Ryan
Multiple Characters


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.


My Morse is so rusty, I could be sending him dimensions on playmate of the month.

Once more, we play our dangerous game, a game of chess against our old adversary - The American Navy. For forty years, your fathers before you and your older brothers played this game and played it well. But today the game is different. We have the advantage.

The hard part about playing chicken is knowin' when to flinch.

We will pass through the American patrols, past their sonar nets, and lay off their largest city, and listen to their rock and roll... while we conduct missile drills.

Well, Sir, I was just thinking that perhaps there's another possibility we might consider. Raimus might be trying to defect.

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

[Today is] a great day, comrades! We sail into history!