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Quotes About Terrorism

“Everyone’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s really an easy way: Stop participating in it.” 
― Noam Chomsky

I heard an Israeli speaking on Palestinian human rights issues, an interesting guy, and he said ‘There’s no military solution to terrorism. If there were, Israel would be the safest place in the world. But there’s no military solution.‘ Bradley Whitford

“It is crucial that civil liberties in this country be preserved, otherwise, the terrorists will win the battle against American values without firing another shot.”— Russ Feingold

We do not create terrorism by fighting the terrorists. We invite terrorism by ignoring them.GEORGE W. BUSH

Terrorism is what we call the violence of the weak, and we condemn it; war is what we call the violence of the strong, and we glorify it.  Sydney J. Harris

The object of terrorism is terrorism. The object of oppression is oppression. The object of torture is torture. The object of murder is murder. The object of power is power. Now do you begin to understand me?
– George Orwell

How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism?” 
― Howard Zinn

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that creates huge inequalities. Pope Francis

“The war against terrorism is a new kind of war. In my judgment, this new paradigm renders obsolete Geneva’s strict limitations on questioning of enemy prisoners and renders quaint some of its provisions.”— Alberto Gonzales

Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.NOAM CHOMSKY,

Terrorism has no religion, terrorists have no religion and they are friends of no religion.Manmohan Singh

Thanks to Hillary Clinton, Iran is now the dominant Islamic power in the Middle East, and on the road to nuclear weapons. Hillary Clinton’s support for violent regime change in Syria has thrown the country into one of the bloodiest civil wars anyone has ever seen – while giving ISIS a launching pad for terrorism against the West. Donald Trump
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“How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized.” 
― Salman Rushdie, 

There is no life to be found in violence. Every act of violence brings us closer to death. Whether it’s the mundane violence we do to our bodies by overeating toxic food or drink or the extreme violence of child abuse, domestic warfare, life-threatening poverty, addiction, or state terrorism. bell hooks

“No terrorist state poses a greater or more immediate threat to the security of our people than the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq.”— Donald Rumsfeld,

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

We do not create terrorism by fighting the terrorists. We invite terrorism by ignoring them.
– George W. Bush

With guns you can kill terrorists, with education you can kill terrorism.” 
― Malala Yousafzai


Thanks to Hillary Clinton, Iran is now the dominant Islamic power in the Middle East, and on the road to nuclear weapons. Hillary Clinton’s support for violent regime change in Syria has thrown the country into one of the bloodiest civil wars anyone has ever seen – while giving ISIS a launching pad for terrorism against the West. Donald Trump

“The war on terrorism must be waged at every level, with every tool of statecraft, for as long as it takes.”— Colin Powell

Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.PETER USTINOV

Terrorism will never cease in a country where the so called leaders are criminals and terrorists in disguise.Michael Bassey Johnson

“What separates us from the animals, what separates us from the chaos, is our ability to mourn people we’ve never met.” 
― David Levithan

I grew up in the South under segregation. So, I know what terrorism feels like – when your father could be taken out in the middle of the night and lynched just because he didn’t look like he was in an obeying frame of mind when a white person said something he must do. I mean, that’s terrorism, too. Alice Walker

“Wherever terrorists operate, we must find them where they dwell, stop them in their planning, and one by one bring them to justice.”— Dick Cheney

If inciting people to do that [9/11] is terrorism, and if killing those who kill our sons is terrorism, then let history be witness that we are terrorists.OSAMA BIN LADEN,

Terrorism can go anywhere where there is not strong government, or government that cannot control its hinterlands. Robert D. Kaplan

One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror. ” 
― George W. Bush

The Philippines and the U.S. have had a strong relationship with each other for a very long time now. We have a shared history. We have shared values, democracy, freedom, and we have been in all the wars together in modern history, the World War, Second World War, Cold War, Vietnam, Korea, now the war on terrorism. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

“The global war on terrorism will be a long fight. But make no mistake about it: We are going to fight the terrorists.”— Tommy Franks

The Rajneeshees committed the most significant crimes of their kind in the history of the United States. The largest single incident of fraudulent marriages, the most massive scheme of wiretapping and bugging, and the largest domestic mass poisoning.”— David B. Frohnmaye

We do not create terrorism by fighting the terrorists. We invite terrorism by ignoring them.     George W. Bush

“What really alarms me about President Bush’s ‘War on Terrorism’ is the grammar. How do you wage war on an abstract noun? How is ‘Terrorism’ going to surrender? It’s well known, in philological circles, that it’s very hard for abstract nouns to surrender.” 
― Terry Jones

The U.N. has brought peace and order to many places around the world. However, terrorism, violent extremism, violations of human rights, natural disasters caused by climate change – they all threaten the lives of people today. Add migration, insufficient health care, lack of education, and the picture gets even bleaker. Miroslav Lajcak

“Painstaking investigation led us to the conclusion that Dr. Bruce E. Ivins was responsible for the death, sickness and fear brought to our country by the 2001 anthrax mailing and that it appears based on the evidence that he was acting alone. The FBI sought out the best experts in the scientific community and over time for highly sensitive and specific tests were developed that were capable of detecting the unique qualities of the anthrax used in the 2001 attacks.”— Federal Bureau of Investigation

Terrorism is the intentional use of, or threat to use violence against civilians or against civilian targets, in order to attain political aims.  Boaz Ganor

“Funny, for all surveillance, Osama bin Laden is still free—and we’re not. Guess who’s winning the “war on terror?” 
― Cory Doctorow

Just take terrorism, for example. We have a team of more than 200 people working on counterterrorism. I mean, that’s pretty intense. That’s not like what people think about what Facebook is. Mark Zuckerberg

“These were no playtime recipes. These are recipes that experts give credence to and experiments show work. They are scientifically viable and potentially deadly. … Their objective was – in furtherance of their extremist Islamist cause – to commit acts of terrorism in the UK, by use of poisons such as ricin and cyanide, and by use of explosives.”— Nigel Sweeney

Terrorism is the tactic of demanding the impossible, and demanding it at gunpoint.Christopher Hitchens

“If he is terrorising the terrorists, if he is terrorising America the terrorist […] I am with him. Every Muslim should be a terrorist.” 
― Zakir Naik

I know that we will be judged in history by not only how we disrupt terrorism but how we protect the civil liberties and constitutional rights of all Americans, even Americans who don’t wish us well. We must do all these things exceptionally well. Robert Mueller

“We first fought in the name of religion, then communism, and now in the name of drugs and terrorism. Our excuses for global domination always change.”— Serj Tankian

Terrorism has no religion is a theory, and the religion of terrorism is a real threat and practical thing.Satyendra Singh ‘Shyamal

“There is no moral difference between a Stealth bomber and a suicide bomber. They both kill innocent people for political reasons.” 
― Tony Benn

Our objective should be to firmly deal with terrorism and its sponsors, financiers, and arms suppliers. At the same time, our doors should always be open for processes which would restore peace, development, and progress to societies which have been devastated by terrorism over many generations. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Terrorism has become the systematic weapon of a war that knows no borders or seldom has a face.  Jacques Chirac

“The violent subjugation of the Palestinians, Iraqis, and Afghans will only ensure that those who oppose us will increasingly speak to us in the language we speak to them—violence.” 
― Chris Hedges

We’re in a new world. We’re in a world in which the possibility of terrorism, married up with technology, could make us very, very sorry that we didn’t act. Condoleezza Rice

Too often, stories about Afghanistan center around the various wars, the opium trade, the war on terrorism. Precious little is said about the Afghan people themselves – their culture, their traditions, how they lived in their country and how they manage abroad as exiles. Khaled Hosseini

Terrorism works better as a tactic for dictatorships, or for would-be dictators, than for revolutionaries.   Christopher Hitchens

“It’s our goddamed city! It’s our goddamed country. No terrorist can take it from us for so long as we’re free. Once we’re not free, the terrorists win! Take it back! You’re young enough and stupid enough not to know that you can’t possibly win, so you’re the only ones who can lead us to victory! Take it back!” 
― Cory Doctorow

Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society. Patrick J. Kennedy

It terrorism happened because intelligence, leadership and police failures made it possible.Ashraf Ghani

“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.” 
― George W. Bush

We must not be afraid to define our enemy. It is Islamic extremist terrorism. I did not say all of Islam. I said Islamic extremist terrorism. Failing to identify them properly maligns decent Muslims around the world. It also sets up a fear of being politically incorrect that can have serious consequences. And it has. Rudy Giuliani

The terrorism is not in the bombs, in your hands; the terrorism is in your unconscious.  Rajneesh

“I’ve never met anyone who wanted to be a terrorist. They are desperate people.” 
― John Perkins

The American People will come first once again. My plan will begin with safety at home – which means safe neighborhoods, secure borders, and protection from terrorism. There can be no prosperity without law and order. Donald Trump

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans – an avian flu pandemic. Barack Obama

Terrorism grows when there are no other options, and when the center of the global economy is the god of money and not the person men and women this is already the first terrorismPope Francis

“Just above our terror, the stars painted this story
in perfect silver calligraphy. And our souls, too often
abused by ignorance, covered our eyes with mercy.” 
― Aberjhani,

When listening to politicians, distinguish certain words. Look out for the expansive use of ‘terrorism’ and ‘extremism.’ Be alive to the fatal notions of ‘exception’ and ’emergency.’ Be angry about the treacherous use of patriotic vocabulary. Timothy D. Snyder

We cannot continue to allow immigrants to come here illegally. And in this age of terrorism, we must not let in refugees whose intentions cannot be determined. Nikki Haley

Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.  Patrick J. Kennedy

“In the days when hyenas of hate suckle the babes of men, and jackals of hypocrisy pimp their mothers’ broken hearts, may children not look to demons of ignorance for hope.” 
― Aberjhani,

As of September 2012, 168 out of the 602 released Guantanamo Bay detainees are suspected of returning to terrorism. So, is this a winning scenario for the United States? Of course not. Ben Shapir

What distinguishes terrorism is the willful and calculated choice of innocents as targets. Benjamin Netanyahu

“Ask a deeply religious Christian if he’d rather live next to a bearded Muslim that may or may not be plotting a terror attack, or an atheist that may or may not show him how to set up a wireless network in his house. On the scale of prejudice, atheists don’t seem so bad lately.” 
― Scott Adams

‘The Secret Agent’ remains the most brilliant novelistic study of terrorism as viewed from the blood-spattered outside. But ‘Under Western Eyes’ dares to leap inside – not only into the terrorist mind, but also into the troubled zone that divides West from East, ‘the autocracy in mystic vestments.‘ Tom Reiss

Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.  Noam Chomsky

“Is killing a known terrorist wrong? I ask this, did the terrorist allow any of his victims quarter? No, then allow him no quarter, and hoist the black flag.” 
― T.R. Wallace

‘ Our objective should be to firmly deal with terrorism and its sponsors, financiers, and arms suppliers. At the same time, our doors should always be open for processes which would restore peace, development, and progress to societies which have been devastated by terrorism over many generations. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Terrorism is a significant threat to peace and security, prosperity and people.Ban Ki-moon

Peace is not so much a political mandate as it is a shared state of consciousness that remains elevated and intact only to the degree that those who value it volunteer their existence as living examples of the same… Peace ends with the unraveling of individual hope and the emergence of the will to worship violence as a healer of private and social dis-ease.” 
― Aberjhani, 

Nuclear power plants must be prepared to withstand everything from earthquakes to tsunamis, from fires to floods to acts of terrorism. Ban Ki-moon

“We are living in an era in which billions of people are grappling to promote communication, tolerance, and understanding over the more destructive forces of war, terrorism, and political chaos that have characterized the beginning of the 21st Century.” 
― Aberjhani,

Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society. Patrick J. Kennedy

If you want to end terrorism, you have to stop being terrorists     Howard Zinn

the flames are silent,
Peace is violent,
Tears are frozen
’cause massacre was chosen.

When we think of the major threats to our national security, the first to come to mind are nuclear proliferation, rogue states and global terrorism. But another kind of threat lurks beyond our shores, one from nature, not humans – an avian flu pandemic. Barack Obama

Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.Peter Ustinov

We’re not going to cure terrorism and spread peace and goodwill in the Middle East by killing innocent people, or I’m not even saying our bullets and bombs are killing them. The occupation that they don’t have food. They don’t have clean water. They don’t have electricity. They don’t have medicine. They don’t have doctors. Cindy Sheehan

Terrorism is global and can come from even remote countries.  Narendra Modi

When listening to politicians, distinguish certain words. Look out for the expansive use of ‘terrorism’ and ‘extremism.’ Be alive to the fatal notions of ‘exception’ and ’emergency.’ Be angry about the treacherous use of patriotic vocabulary. Timothy D. Snyder

Terrorism must be outlawed by all civilized nations, not explained or rationalized, but fought and eradicated. Nothing can, nothing will justify the murder of innocent people and helpless children.Elie Wiesel

I’ve said this over and over, but I’ll say it a million more times – I’m concerned more about the death of a bee than I am about terrorism. Because we’re losing hives and bees by the millions because of such strong pesticides. Patti Smith

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

‘The Secret Agent’ remains the most brilliant novelistic study of terrorism as viewed from the blood-spattered outside. But ‘Under Western Eyes’ dares to leap inside – not only into the terrorist mind, but also into the troubled zone that divides West from East, ‘the autocracy in mystic vestments.’ Tom Reiss