David Ignatius’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite David Ignatius Quotes 

David Ignatius, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best David Ignatius quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find David Ignatius’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer David Ignatius made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favourites: 

Popular Quotes

“Always be the first to move; don’t wait until the”
― David Ignatius, The Director

 “Never settle for the lesser ambition. The job, the title, the conventional loyalties and rewards. Stay focused on the larger ambition, which is making a difference in the world.”
― David Ignatius, The Quantum Spy

“Real power around the world does not reside with governments any longer, but with private interests. Real power is secret power.”
― David Ignatius, A Firing Offense

 “situation is clear, because by then it may be too late. 3) Keep moving until you find cover or you’re out of the fire zone.”
― David Ignatius, The Director

 “Three Rules for When You Are Under Fire: 1) Always have a plan for what to do if something bad happens.”
― David Ignatius, The Director

 “Finding a needle in a haystack was not as hard as it sounded, if you had a thread tied to the needle.”
― David Ignatius, Bloodmoney

“Misdirection. False signals. Spreading confusion. This is the Tao of deception.”
― David Ignatius, The Quantum Spy

 “It is never too late to apply good sense as a corrective to stupidity.”
― David Ignatius, Bloodmoney

“Retrospective analysis is not a useful guide to current problems.”
― David Ignatius, Bloodmoney

“If you are one in a million in China, you’re one of 1,300 people.”
― David Ignatius, The Quantum Spy

10 Famous Quotes by Author David Ignatius

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 David Ignatius quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best David Ignatius quote below and sharing our favourite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by David Ignatius. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable David Ignatius quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – David Ignatius Quote 

“Interrogate them,” said Ferris. “Send them to Gitmo. Send them to Hani. Whatever.” “Well, sure, interrogation,” said Hoffman. “That helps. But that’s not the real pop. Even if the guy we capture doesn’t say shit, the bad guys have to assume he has blabbed. So they’ll have to change their cell-phone numbers, and their Internet”
― David Ignatius, Body of Lies

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