Osama Bin Laden Quotes

This is a profoundly important moment not just for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in al-Qaeda's other attacks but for people all over the world who want to build a common future of peace, freedom, and co-operation for our children.

Former US President Bill Clinton

The world must not let down its united effort to overcome terrorism and eliminate the safe havens and sanctuaries that have been provided to terrorists in our own neighbourhood. The struggle must continue unabated.

Indian foreign ministry

It is a great success that he has been found and will no longer be able to pursue his campaign of global terror.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron

We, God willing, will continue to fight you and will continue martyrdom operations inside and outside the United States until you abandon your oppression and foolish acts.

Osama bin Laden

Your security is not in the hands of [Democratic presidential candidate John] Kerry or Bush or al Qaeda. Your security is in your own hands and each state which does not harm our security will remain safe.

Osama bin Laden

I have sworn to only live free. Even if I find bitter the taste of death, I don't want to die humiliated or deceived.

Osama bin Laden

And he moved the tyranny and suppression of freedom to his own country, and they called it the Patriot Act under the disguise of fighting terrorism.

Osama bin Laden

Your security is not in the hands of Kerry, Bush or al-Qaida. Your security is in your own hands.

Osama bin Laden

America has been hit by Allah at its most vulnerable point, destroying, thank God, its most prestigious buildings.

Osama bin Laden

Acquiring weapons for the defense of Muslims is a religious duty... If I seek to acquire these weapons, I am carrying out a duty.

Osama bin Laden

Those who want to solve our problems at the UN are hypocrites... Those who claim to be Arab leaders and whose countries are UN members are infidels.

Osama bin Laden

We stress the importance of martyrdom operations against the enemy, these attacks that have scared Americans and Israelis like never before.

Osama Bin Laden

The war against terrorism is not in the houses of innocent Afghan civilians. The fight against terrorism is not in bombing children and women in Afghanistan. The war against terrorism should be carried out in his safe haven, sanctuary and his training camp, not in Afghanistan, and today this has been proved right.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai

So this is a huge achievement in the fight against terrorism but we know the fight against the terrorism and the ideology that Bin Laden represents continues and is as urgent as ever.

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair

The scourge of terrorism has suffered a historic defeat but it's not the end of al-Qaeda.

French President Nicolas Sarkozy

This is a great result for the United States but also for all democracies. I think that we should not lower our guard because this could provoke reactions in the world of terrorism.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi

This shows that terrorists and terrorist group leaders in the end are caught whether dead or alive. The most dangerous and sophisticated terrorist organisation leader in the world being caught this way should be a lesson to everyone.

Turkish President Abdullah Gul

Kenyans are happy and thank the US people, the Pakistani people and everybody else who managed to kill Osama. Osama's death can only be positive for Kenya, but we need to have a stable government in Somalia.

Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga

Hostility toward America is a religious duty, and we hope to be rewarded for it by God . . . . I am confident that Muslims will be able to end the legend of the so-called superpower that is America.

Osama Bin Laden

Even as you enter the fourth year after the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush is still misleading and deluding you and hiding the real reason from you.

Osama Bin Laden

I can say Osama bin Laden, Mullah Omar, and Hekmatyar represent a threat to the world and we believe we will catch them within the next year.

Bryan Hilferty

Though it took a decade to find bin Laden, there is one consolation for his long evasion of justice: He lived long enough to witness what some are calling the Arab Spring, the complete repudiation of his violent ideology.

John McCain

Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist whos responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.

Barack Obama

We treat them in the same way. Those who kill our women and innocent, we kill their women and innocent, until they refrain.

Osama bin Laden

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Updated On : June 04, 2011
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