Terrorism Quotes

Cruelty has a human heart, And jealousy a human face Terror, the human form divine, And secrecy, the human dress

William Blake

This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.

George W. Bush

If we like them, they're freedom fighters . . . If we don't like them, they're terrorists. In the unlikely case we can't make up our minds, they're temporarily only guerrillas.

Carl Sagan

If you listen to the politicians, you might think we are all terrorists

Loesje

In an interconnected world, the defeat of international terrorism – and most importantly, the prevention of these terrorist organizations from obtaining weapons of mass destruction -- will require the cooperation of many nations. We must always reserve the right to strike unilaterally at terrorists wherever they may exist. But we should know that our success in doing so is enhanced by engaging our allies so that we receive the crucial diplomatic, military, intelligence, and financial support that can lighten our load and add legitimacy to our actions. This means talking to our friends and, at times, even our enemies.

BARACK OBAMA

The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country--a commitment to human rights. America is a great nation because we are a good nation. When we stop being a good nation, we stop being great.

BOBBY KENNEDY

Terrorism has replaced Communism as the rationale for the militarization of the country [America], for military adventures abroad, and for the suppression of civil liberties at home. It serves the same purpose, serving to create hysteria.

HOWARD ZINN

The terrible thing about terrorism is that ultimately it destroys those who practise it. Slowly but surely, as they try to extinguish life in others, the light within them dies.

TERRY WAITE

Terrorism: deadly violence against humans and other living things. Usually conducted by government against its own people."

Unknown

This place may be bombed, and we will be killed. We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the big difference between us.

Osama bin Laden

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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