Don't be attracted to easy paths because the paths that make your feet bleed are the only way to get ahead in life.

Politics is when you say you are going to do one thing while intending to do another. Then you do neither what you said nor what you intended.

Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.

I call on you not to hate, because hate does not leave space for a person to be fair and it makes you blind and closes all doors of thinking.

Nothing worse than Kurds in your milk. General, make sure i never see another Kurd again.

You Americans, you treat the Third World in the way an Iraqi peasant treats his new bride. Three days of honeymoon, and then it's off to the fields.

Don?t make decisions in anger or humiliate an enemy after defeating him.

The United States must get a taste of its own poison.

The most important thing about marriage is that the man must not let the woman feel downtrodden simply because she is a woman and he is a man.

Those who fight in God's cause will be victorious.

Palestine is Arab and must be liberated from the river to the sea and all the Zionists who emigrated to the land of Palestine must leave.

The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it.

Allah is on our side. That is why we will beat the aggressor.

The west need someone to tell the man who walks around with the biggest stick in the world, that that stick can`t bring down God`s house.

We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.

The complete emancipation of women from the ties which held them back in the past, during the ages of despotism and ignorance, is a basic aim of the Party and the Revolution. Women make up one half of society. Our society will remain backward and in chains unless its women are liberated, enlightened and educated.

Our children should be taught to beware of everything foreign and not to disclose any state or party secrets to foreigners... for foreigners are eyes for their countries, and some of them are counterrevolutionary instruments [in the hands of imperialism].

Long live jihad and long live Palestine.

Goyim were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world - only to serve the People of Israel,. Why are gentiles needed? They will work, they will plow, they will reap. We will sit like an effendi and eat. That is why gentiles were created.

The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly.

We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages.

We are not intimidated by the size of the armies, or the type of hardware the US has brought.

The Kurdish people have the right of self-determination like every other nation in the world.

I didn't say 'former president,' I said 'president,' and I have the constitutional rights according to the constitution, including immunity from prosecution.

The Kurdish people welcome the no-fly zone protection, contrary to the Iraqi regime that is against it.

If you want to control the world you need to control the oil.

Therefore the destruction of Iraq is a prerequisite to controlling oil. That means the destruction of the Iraqi national identity, since the Iraqis are committed to their principles and rights according to international law and the U.N. charter.

By God, we will make the fire eat up half of Isreal if it tries to do anything against Iraq.

We do not have weapons of mass destruction.

I am not guilty, I am innocent.

Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates.

la ilaha il-Allah, wa Muhammadu... (There is no god but God and Muhammed [is His prophet

The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them.

Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places.

Go forth from our holy land and go back to your families who are waiting for you impatiently, that you and we, as well, lead a peaceful life together.

Our gratitude to the American people is immense and we should never be embarrassed to express it.

Iraqis will never forget that on 8 August 1990 Kuwait became part of Iraq legally, constitutionally and actually. It continued to do so until last night, when withdrawal began.

Historically, and since, 1520, eighteen Treaties have been concluded between the Persian State and its western neighbours regarding its relations therewith including the question of borders. On all occasions, the Persian State chose the opportunity to violate the said Treaties whether by word or deed.

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale.

Oh sons of Arabs and the Arab Gulf, rebel against the foreigner.

..Take revenge for your dignity, holy places, security, interests and exalted values.

Mines are equal opportunity weapons.

Once again, the hopeless cowardly Americans were back to repeat their cowardly act hiding behind a technological advance that God, most gracious, wanted it to be their curse and cause for shame.

The ideal revolutionary command should effectively direct all planning and implementation. It must not allow the growth of any other rival center of power. There must be one command pooling and directing the subsequent governmental departments, including the armed forces.

Justice for the major perpetrators cannot be separated from the vindication of the rights of the individual victim.

I have said it many times: the policy of exclusion and the policy of marginalization must end in Iraq.

It is easy for a rabbi to establish prohibitions, but a rabbi's real strength is to teach Torah and rule on lawwith an emphasis on what is permitted.

I said I'm the president of Iraq... I did not say deposed.

There is much to be said for having an experienced international jurist who is entirely unconnected with the allied invaders, on the tribunal.

They are sick in their minds. They say they brought 65 tanks into center of city. I say to you this talk is not true. This is part of their sick mind.

Where there is Torah it sustains the world.

It has been rumored that we have fired scud missiles into Kuwait.

I am here now to tell you, we do not have any scud missiles and I don't know why they were fired into Kuwait.

The Iraqi people are capable of fighting to the victorious end which God wants.

.. the blood of our martyrs will burn you!