The best defence of peace is not power, but the removal of the causes of war, and international agreements which will put peace on a stronger foundation, than the terror of destruction.— Lester B. Pearson
Helpful War On Terror quotations
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
It is important to recognize the differences between the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism. The treatment of those detained at Abu Ghraib is governed by the Geneva Conventions, which have been signed by both the U.S. and Iraq.
Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers, inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Kofi Annan's kangaroo court [is] a clear and present danger to the war on terror and to Americans fighting it all over the world.
We cannot win this war on terror if people are undercutting us.
And one way to undercut us is to empower Iran.
Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States on international initiatives and a committed ally in fighting the War on Terrorism.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
This crusade, this war on terrorism is going to take a while.
Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way.
Our war on terror begins with al-Qaida, but it does not end there.
It will not end until every terrorist group of global reach has been found, stopped, and defeated.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
I will no longer allow my obligation as a veteran to remember those who died in the great wars to be co-opted by current or former politicians to justify our folly in Iraq, our morally dubious war on terror and our elimination of one's right to privacy.
The Pakistani government under Musharraf is a strong and key player in the global war on terrorism, and their contribution has been second to none.
My friends, there is no Palestinian-Israeli conflict. There is only the global war on terrorism.
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.
Hillary Clinton was the one pressing the hardest for bombing, and look at what happened. They not only destroyed the country, but Libya has become the center for jihad all over Africa and the Middle East. It's a total disaster in every respect, but it does not matter. Look at the so-called global war on terror.
How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism?
The most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.
Since war itself is the most extreme form of terrorism, a war on terrorism is profoundly self-contradictory.
We are turning into a nation of whimpering slaves to Fear—fear of war, fear of poverty, fear of random terrorism, fear of getting down-sized or fired because of the plunging economy, fear of getting evicted for bad debts or suddenly getting locked up in a military detention camp on vague charges of being a Terrorist sympathizer.
I believe the war on terror is the vital discussion of this decade and of our generation, probably. To win the war on terror, you need a good offense and a good defense. On defense, I regret to say, basically, this administration has not come close to doing what is necessary.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
There is a war on terror that must be fought.
Nobody's immune... And so rather than finding fault with what Spain has done by being aggressive in the war on terror, this should redouble everyone's efforts to go after terrorist organizations of any kind... Terror has to be brought to an end.
Unless and until something concrete is done about addressing the Israeli-Palestinian issue you won't get a real start on the war against terrorism.
But Canada remains a crucial partner in this global war on terrorism, and we are grateful for that. Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and military personnel continue anti-terrorist operations in the Persian Gulf.
Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history.
The Patriot Act is essential to our continued success in the war on terror here at home.
The US has unthinkingly embarked upon a neoimperial policy that must involve us in virtually every great war of the coming century-and wars are the death of republics. If we continue on this course of reflexive interventions, enemies will one day answer our power with the weapon of the weak-terror, and eventually cataclysmic terrorism on US soil.
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
Terrorists can endanger some of us, but the war on terror endangers us all.
How much more can the Constitution be diminished before it is completely replaced by arbitrary government power?
You cannot win a War on Terrorism. It's like having a war on jealousy.
Our pre-9/11 gun laws allow our enemies in the War on Terror to arm themselves right here in our own country.
No man has the right to be an amateur in the matter of physical training. It is a shame for a man to grow old without seeing the beauty and strength of which his body is capable.
Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.
The folly and hubris of the policy makers who heedlessly thrust the nation into an ill-defined and open-ended 'global war on terror' without the foggiest notion of what victory would look like, how it would be won, and what it might cost approached standards hitherto achieved only by slightly mad German warlords.
Playing a prisoner of war trapped in Pakistan for three years was a novelty for me. We made sure that we didn't talk about India versus Pakistan but about the emotions of people on both sides and how terrorism affects us all.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
American farmers, by making the commitment to grow more corn for ethanol, are at the top of the spear on the war against terrorism.
The world does not need a war against 'terrorism', it needs a culture of peace based on human rights for all.
Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses.
There is no war on terrorism; it is the great game speeded up. The difference is the rampant nature of the superpower, ensuring infinite dangers for us all.
This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy.