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
Most Powerful War 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.
We can only move to a long-term resolution regarding terrorism and war by planting seeds of peace. We have to start with ourselves.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
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.
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.
Sweat more in practice, bleed less in war.
Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States on international initiatives and a committed ally in fighting the War on Terrorism.
America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
This crusade, this war on terrorism is going to take a while.
Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.
I think unleashing 3,000 smart bombs against the city of Baghdad in the first several days of the war... to me, if those were unleashed against the San Francisco Bay Area, I would call that an act of extreme terrorism.
The Gulf War is responsible for the huge and horrifying rise in Islamic terrorism.
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.
It's hard to sleep when your heart is at war with your mind.
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.
If there ever was a religious war full of terror, it was the Crusades.
But you can't blame Christianity because a few adventurers did this.
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 most dangerous person is the one who listens, thinks and observes.
We can export terrorism. We can assassinate and set fires inside the territory of the United States as it did to all of us.
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.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
Dialogue is the only way to end war and terror.
We need practical solidarity with those who are weaker and diplomacy from below.
Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.
The terrorist is the one with the small bomb.
Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.
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.
Terrorism, War & Bankruptcy are caused by the privatization of money, issued as a debt and compounded by interest.
How can you have a war on terrorism when war itself is terrorism?
The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
The drama can only be brought to its climax in one of two ways -- through the selective brutality of terrorism or the impartial horrors of war.
"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.
Since war itself is the most extreme form of terrorism, a war on terrorism is profoundly self-contradictory.
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.
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.
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.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
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.
War is terrorism, magnified a hundred times.
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.
Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.
An endless war against terrorism can tend to inflate the terrorists, because being at war is attractive to some angry, unemployed, disaffected youth.