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

— Saddam Hussein

The most killer Saddam Hussein quotes that will add value to your 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.

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

498

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.

427

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

414

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.

301

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

279

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

277

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.

268

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

259

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.

236

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

236

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.

236

About Saddam Hussein

Quotes 70 sayings
Nationality Iraqi
Profession President
Birthday 28 April 1937

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.

231

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.

231

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.

171

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].

97

Long live jihad and long live Palestine.

91

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

80

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

74

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.

68

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

64

We do not have weapons of mass destruction.

63

I am not guilty, I am innocent.

58

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

56

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

54

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.

40

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.

38

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

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

33

Mines are equal opportunity weapons.

29

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.

27

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.

26

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

19

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

19

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

.. the blood of our martyrs will burn you!

14

Our relations with Iran have witnessed grave crises because of the policies of successive regimes in Iran which have considered Iraq and the Arab homeland, particularly the Arab Gulf area, as a sphere for domination and influence.

11

Today you are standing in a position that would please the friend and would anger the enemy and all the infidels. You will be victorious against the enemies and you are causing them to suffer.

10

We pledge to you in our name... that we will resist the invaders.

9

Traditionally Marxism attracts the oppressed.

This, however, is not the case in the Arab nation... The socialist programs in Arab history did not always come from the poor, but from men who had known no oppression and became the leaders of the poor. The Arab nation has never been as class-conscious as other nations.

8

The ruling family in Kuwait is good at blackmail, exploitation, and destruction of their opponents. They had perpetuated a grave U.S. conspiracy against us.... stabbing Iraq in the back with a poisoned dagger.

8

If we look at the representatives of two superpowers - America and Britain - and look at their conduct and their language, we would notice that they are more motivated by war than their responsibility for peace.

7

There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is God's messenger.

6

After they underestimated you, you Iraqis, now they've come on land;

this attempt is our chance to incur losses on them

3

Who are you and what are you?... I need to know.

3

Long live Iraq! Long live the Iraqi people! Down with the traitors!

2

You will triumph, O Iraqis, and with you the sons of your Arab nation

0

If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate.

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Based on the considerations of history, ancient history, and international axioms, the logic of following up a citizen with his shadow for the purpose of the demarcation of political frontiers of any state has been discounted for international conventions. For example the Arabs cannot ask Spain just because they were there some time in the past nor can they ask for any other area outside the frontiers of the Arab homeland

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The United States reaps the thorns its rulers have planted in the world.

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Tell the British people if the Iraqis are subjected to aggression or humiliation they would fight bravely. Just as the British people did in the Second World War and we will defend our country as they defended their country each in its own way. The Iraqis don't wish war but if war is imposed upon them - if they are attacked and insulted - they will defend themselves. They will defend their country, their sovereignty and their security.

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