The Syrians are trying to say that the Lebanese are not capable of ruling themselves.
— Walid Jumblatt

The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight.
Golda Meir syrian quote

The appalling crackdown that we witnessed in Hama and other Syrian cities on 30 and 31 July only erode the regime's legitimacy and increase resentment. In the absence of an end to the senseless violence and a genuine process of political reform, we will continue to pursue further EU sanctions.
— William Hague

I know something quite sure. We'll never have peace with this Syrian regime. They'll never give us relief, and we'll never forget that.
— Walid Jumblatt

If I have any advice to give to the Syrian president it is to cooperate for the sake of the investigation or for the sake of uncovering the truth.
— syrian quotation by Walid Jumblatt