Tom Clancy Quotes

The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.

 
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Tom Clancy, 1947-2013, Novelist, Interview, 1995

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Tom Clancy
Tom Clancy
  • Born: April 12, 1947
  • Died: October 1, 2013
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Novelist

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. was an American novelist best known for his technically detailed espionage and military-science storylines set during and after the Cold War. Seventeen of his novels were bestsellers, and more than 100 million copies of his books are in print. His name was also used on movie scripts written by ghostwriters, nonfiction books on military subjects, and video games. He was a part-owner of the Baltimore Orioles and vice-chairman of their community activities and public affairs committees.