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"Jordan is Palestine and Palestine is Jordan." - Hussein of Jordan

"There is no more Palestine. Finished..." - Moshe Dayan

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"Long live jihad and long live Palestine." - Saddam Hussein

"Palestine has a very strong nonviolent movement." - Mairead Corrigan

"We write with the blood for Palestine" - Ghassan Kanafani

"There is no more Palestine. Finished." - Moshe Dayan

"Get the hell out of Palestine." - Helen Thomas

"The metaphor for Palestine is stronger than the Palestine of reality." - Mahmoud Darwish

"Palestine needs earth, but it does not need lawyers." - Franz Kafka

"We become more united in exile than in Palestine." - Isaac Leib Peretz

"The Hamas movement will lead Intifada after Intifada until we liberate Palestine - all of Palestine, Allah willing." - Ismail Haniyeh

"Out there, in the world, all the walls were covered with graffiti: Yids, go back to Palestine, so we came back to Palestine, and now the worldatlarge shouts at us: Yids, get out of Palestine." - Amos Oz

"Out there, in the world, all the walls were covered with graffiti: 'Yids, go back to Palestine,' so we came back to Palestine, and now the worldatlarge shouts at us: 'Yids, get out of Palestine.'" - Amos Oz

"Palestine is not the ultimate goal of the Jews; the world is. Palestine is just the place for the world state headquarters." - Israel Shamir

"Just watching Israel bombarding Palestine and Palestine sending one or two little rockets over to Israel - it's just too sad for words." - Richard Branson

"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." - Saddam Hussein

"The Zionists have no right to the land of Palestine. There is no place for them on the land of Palestine." - Mohammed Morsi

"Yemen produces coffee, Egypt cotton, Iraq dates, Palestine oranges, and Syria trouble." - John Gunther

"Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine." - Joseph Franklin Rutherford

"Palestine is only a stones throw away for a small Palestinian boy or girl." - Yasser Arafat

"I am not Mr. Chairman. I am His Excellency, the President of Palestine." - Yasser Arafat

"Israel must withdraw from Jerusalem so that it becomes the capital of a state of Palestine." - Yasser Arafat

"Most Zionists dont believe that God exists but they do believe that he promised them Palestine" - Ilan Pappe

"I know of no one who would be a good High Commissioner of Palestine except God." - John Chancellor

"The pre-eminent obstacle to peace is Israel's colonization of Palestine." - Jimmy Carter

"What is the alternative to peace? A catastrophe for both peoples [Palestine and Israel]." - Uri Avnery

"In the United States, we can talk about ISIS, but we can't talk about Palestine." - John Cusack

"The P.L.O. [Palestine Liberation Organization] has never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity." - Abba Eban

"One cow in Palestine is worth more than all the Jews in Europe." - Yitzchak Gruenbaum

"California is a tragic country - like Palestine, like every Promised Land." - Christopher Isherwood

"Peace in Palestine is inevitable. The question is how do we make it happen today." - Darrell Issa

"Apartheid was in South Africa; now it has been transferred to Palestine." - Yahya Jammeh

"Resistance in Palestine will continue until the final liberation of all the Palestinian lands." - Ahmed Yassin

"I would like to go and dance in Palestine one day, with great pleasure, great pleasure." - Mikhail Baryshnikov

"Today the eyes of orthodox Jews of earth are fixed upon Palestine." - Joseph Franklin Rutherfor

"Palestine, as Icelanders see it, includes the Western Wall of the Second Temple, Judaism's holiest site." - Elliott Abrams

"You get America out of Iraq, you get Israel out of Palestine." - Cindy Sheehan

"One Cow in Palestine is worth more than all the Jews in Poland" - Yitzhak Gruenbaum

"I prefer being penetrated by iron to seeing Palestine is loose." - Theodor Herzl

"Those who elected Hamas in Palestine did so on the basis of its political platform." - Hassan Nasrallah

"I'm trying to use Palestine as a microcosm of the world, but maybe the world is a microcosm of Palestine. We're living in a moment that has lost attachment to the ideology behind boundaries." - Elia Suleiman

"The Palestine National Council, in the name of God, and in the name of the Palestinian Arab people, proclaims the establishment of the state of Palestine on our Palestinian land, with Jerusalem as its capital." - Yasser Arafat

"Its a matter of principle. If Jews born in Brooklyn have a right to a state in Palestine then Palestinians born in Jerusalem have a right to a state in Palestine." - Christopher Hitchens

"I know a lady in Venice would have walked barefoot to Palestine for a touch of his nether lip" - William Shakespeare

"The Zionists'...main preoccupation is not to save Jews alive out of Europe but to get Jews into Palestine." - Richard Crossman

"BDS represents three words that will help bring about the defeat of Zionist Israel and victory for Palestine." - Ronnie Kasrils

"I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish" - Leon Uris

"Jews and Muslims 'dialoguing' has nothing to do with Palestine. The problem is settler colonialism, apartheid and occupation, not religion." - Remi Kanazi

"You are the generation that will reach the sea and hoist the flag of Palestine over Tel Aviv." - Yasser Arafat

"The zionist argument to justify Israel's present occupation of Arab Palestine has no intelligent or legal basis in history." - Malcolm X

"The tomb in Palestine Is not the porch of spirits lingering. It is the grave of Jesus, where he lay." - Wallace Stevens

"All necessary measures shall be taken to encourage and stimulate immigration of Jews into Palestine on a large scale." - Faisal I of Iraq

"I advocate the modification of the '67 borders to let about half of the Israeli stay in Palestine." - Jimmy Carter

"The young tree of resistance in Palestine is blooming and blooms of faith and desire for freedom are flowering." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"His Majesty's Government looks with favour upon the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jews." - Arthur Balfour

"Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out." - Dean Inge

"If you are asking for my point of view, I would say that the Palestinians should go back to Palestine." - Hassan Nasrallah

"I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish." - Leon Uris

"The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine." - Yasser Arafat

"In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth." - Yasser Arafat

"Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart." - Yasser Arafat

"The increasing mistrust between the Arab-Muslim peoples and the western world is rooted in the conflict in Palestine." - Ismail Haniyeh

"I would like go to Palestine and interview people there about what their lives are like; same thing in Iran." - Henry Rollins

"I grew up in Palestine, West Virginia, which is mostly a farming community; there aren't a lot of jobs." - Jessica Lynch

"I'm very much tied to the state of Israel, but I am against their policy of settlements in Palestine." - Zubin Mehta

"I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out." - William Ralph Inge

"I would like to see real peace and a state of Israel living peacefully alongside a state of Palestine." - Elie Wiesel

"Zionism demands a publicly recognized and legally secured homeland in Palestine for the Jewish people. This platform is unchangeable." - Theodor Herzl

"Palestine is about how we drink the water, whether we are being ecological or not. Palestine is our way of exercising our daily living. That's what's going to solve the problem of Palestine. It's also how we think of ourselves spiritually. This kind of disconnectedness is harmful to the person who is acting that way and is sometimes annoying." - Elia Suleiman

"Our path to Palestine will not be covered with a red carpet or with yellow sand. Our path to Palestine will be covered with blood... In order that we may liberate Palestine, the Arab nation must unite, the Arab armies must unite, and a unified plan of action must be established" - Gamal Abdel Nasser

"We've always defined conflict fairly broadly from ideological conflict to troops on the ground. For quite some time we've talked about a focus on Palestine. Certainly no one can deny that Israel is conflict with Palestine and no one can deny that the U.S. is the largest supporter of Israel internationally - not only financially, but also in the United Nations where the United States is one of the very few countries that does not recognize Palestine as a state." - Jon Rubin

"Had I lived in Palestine, in the days of Jesus of Nazareth, I would have washed his feet, not with my tears, but with my heart's blood!" - Swami Vivekananda

"We spend our lives trying to unlock the mystery of the universe, but there was a Turkish prisoner, Baha'u'llah, in Akka, Palestine who had the Key." - Leo Tolstoy

"It's important in our talks with Abbas to hear how women are represented in peace negotiations, how Palestine views the position of women and how resources are distributed." - Margot Wallstrom

"We spend our lives trying to unlock the mystery of the universe, but there was a Turkish prisoner, Baha"u"llah, in Akka, Palestine who had the Key." - Leo Tolstoy

"Martyrdom operations - suicide bombings - should be exported outside Palestine. I encourage Palestinians to take suicide bombings worldwide. Don't be shy about it." - Hassan Nasrallah

"There is no doubt that the new wave [of attacks] in Palestine will wipe off this stigma [Israel] from the face of the Islamic world." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"We shall not enter Palestine with its soil covered in sand, we shall enter it with its soil saturated in blood" - Gamal Abdel Nasser

"The allied nations with the fullest concurrence of our government and people are agreed that in Palestine shall be laid the foundations of a Jewish Commonwealth." - Woodrow Wilson

"Coolidge expressed his "sympathy with the deep and intense longing which finds such fine expression in the Jewish National Homeland in Palestine."" - Calvin Coolidge

"If whole branches of Jews must be destroyed, it is worth it, as long as a Jewish state in Palestine is created." - Theodor Herzl

"The truth about Hamas and Islamic Jihad is that they don't prevent Israel from existing or even flourishing, they prevent Palestine from coming into existence" - Michael Medved

"Rather than starting a new inferno in Iraq, our energies would have been better spent in extinguishing the existing fire in Palestine." - Iqbal Sacranie

"&1576;&1575;&1604;&1583;&1605; &1606;&1603;&1578;&1576; &1604;&1601;&1604;&1587;&1591;&1610;&1606; We write with the blood for Palestine" - Ghassan Kanafani

"All that is going on in Palestine is sufficient to call the wrath of God upon the United States and Israel." - Osama Bin Laden

"I don't think a decent person has to choose between being pro-Israel and pro-Palestine. I think you have to be pro-Peace." - Amos Oz

"I just write about what comes up. Sometimes you're thinking about Palestine, and sometimes you're thinking about sex. People have a lot going on." - Mirah

"I learned in grade-school that after WWII European politicians considered sending Jews to Madagascar instead of Palestine. At the time I thought: Madagascar would've been so great." - Jill Soloway

"Israel, Palestine, if you're going to make it, that probably is the hardest deal there is to make. People are born with hatred, they're taught hatred." - Donald Trump

"Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir, Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine." - John Masefield

"There is no doubt that the new wave in Palestine will soon wipe off this disgraceful blot from the face of the Islamic world." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"European anti-Semitism goes much further back than to the partition of Palestine and the establishment of Israel in 1948. It even goes further back than the Holocaust." - Daniel Barenboim

"Quinquireme of Nineveh from distant Ophir, Rowing home to haven in sunny Palestine, With a cargo of ivory, And apes and peacocks, Sandalwood, cedarwood, and sweet white wine." - John Masefield

"The heart and mind of every Muslim is affected by whether or not the Israel-Palestine issue is dealt with fairly." - Jimmy Carter

"I simply want tomorrow to be better than today. I want Palestine to be independent and sovereign... Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand." - Mahmoud Abbas

"Every Westerner is jubilating that the Berlin Wall has fallen. Something worst than the Berlin Wall is in Palestine; and nobody is talking about it." - Yahya Jammeh

"I believe that Palestine is an occupied land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River, and this is the right of the entire Palestinian people, this land." - Hassan Nasrallah

"Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel." - Zach Wamp

"In the past there was a difference between the conditions in which Hizballah operated in Lebanon and the conditions of resistance operated in Palestine." - Ahmed Yassin

"Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament." - Ahmed Yassin

"In the glory which overhangs Palestine afar off, we imagine emotions which never come, when we tread the soil and walk over the hallowed sites." - Bayard Taylor

"The truth about Hamas and Islamic Jihad is that they don't prevent Israel from existing or even flourishing, they prevent Palestine from coming into existence." - Michael Medved

"It is highly probable that the bulk of the Jew's ancestors 'never' lived in Palestine 'at all,' which witnesses the power of historical assertion over fact." - H G Wells

"The Jews might have had Uganda, Madagascar, and other places for the establishment of a Jewish Fatherland, but they wanted absolutely nothing except Palestine, not because the Dead Sea water by evaporation can produce five trillion dollars of metaloids and powdered metals; not because the sub-soil of Palestine contains twenty times more petroleum than all the combined reserves of the two Americas; but because Palestine is the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, because Palestine constitutes the veritable center of world political power, the strategic center for world control." - Nahum Goldmann

"We do not recognize the right of the [Palestinian] Arabs to rule the country, since Palestine is still undeveloped and awaits its builders." - David

"I feel like the history between Israel and Palestine has a lot in common with the history between India and Pakistan." - Freida Pinto

"I believe the Obama administration, from the president on down, has taken a very weak position regarding granting Palestine statehood at the United Nations." - Ileana Roslehtinen

"Fear is the main factor in Arab politics... There is no Arab who is not harmed by Jews' entry into Palestine." - Moshe Sharett

"President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security." - Lee H Hamilton

"A solution of two national states - a Jewish state, Israel; an Arab state, Palestine. The Palestinians are our closest neighbors. I believe they may become our closest friends." - Shimon Peres

"Palestine is our unforgettable historic home. The very name would be a force of marvelous potency for summoning our people together." - Theodor Herzl

"If 'all the Jewish women in Palestine are hysterical', presumably many of their menkind suffer from the same disability, which certainly does not promise well for the luckless Arab who is to live beneath their sway. How much of the trouble that has occurred already in Palestine may be attributed to this cause it is impossible to know." - Nesta Helen Webster

"Our dear Imam said that the occupying regime [Israel] must be wiped off the map.... We cannot compromise over the issue of Palestine.... I have no doubt that the new wave that has started in Palestine, and we witness it in the Islamic world too, will eliminate this disgraceful stain from the Islamic world." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

"Palestine must be built up without violating the legitimate interests of the Arabs.. Palestine is not Rhodesia... 600,0000 Arabs live there, who before the sense of justice of the world have exactly the same rights to their homes as we have to our National Home." - Chaim Weizmann

"In 1949, the country of Palestine was partitioned after the war in such a way that the State of Israel-proper consisted of 78 percent of this country of Palestine. What was left to the Arabs was 22 percent, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip." - Uri Avnery

"The Zionist movement based in Palestine pretty much took over the camps and instituted the policy that every man and woman between the ages of seventeen and thirty-five should be directed to Palestine - not allowed to go to the West." - Noam Chomsky

"If we are not in conflict with Palestine than why are they so afraid of us presenting Palestinian voices? Of course the answer is obvious, and we see it throughout the U.S. and the world, controlling the master narrative of Israel means vigilantly controlling the narrative about Palestine." - Jon Rubin

"If you look at groups in the Palestine region, Hamas and the Palestine Islamic jihad, more often than not in their first operations they would accidentally blow themselves up on the way to the target or the bomb wouldn't go off." - Michael Scheuer

"Palestine belongs to the Arabs in the same sense that England belongs to the English or France to the French. It is wrong and inhuman to impose the Jews on the Arabs... Surely it would be a crime against humanity to reduce the proud Arabs so that Palestine can be restored to the Jews partly or wholly as their national home" - Mahatma Gandhi

"A 1998 study was done in Hebrew by an Israeli scholar, Yosef Grodzinsky, and the English translation of the title is Good Human Material. That's what they wanted sent to Palestine for colonization and for the eventual conflict that took place some years later. These policies were somewhat complementary to the U.S. policy of pressuring England to allow Jews to go to Palestine, but not allowing them here. The British politician Ernest Bevin was quite bitter about it, asking, "if you want to save the Jews, why send them to Palestine when you don't admit them?"" - Noam Chomsky

"Real Jews, in concord with some Muslims, continue their war against Zionists and against Israeli crimes. The oppressed people of Palestine living under occupation must feel that believers of all faiths support them." - Maurice Motamed

"If I had means, I would like to spend half a year in Palestine in order to contemplate what has been, and half a year in Poland in order to preserve what remains." - Janusz Korczak

"Muslim delegates concerned about rights in Palestine could have brought their enthusiasm closer to home by addressing the fate of black Christians being slaughtered and enslaved in the Sudan." - Jacob T. Schwartz

"Palestinian militancy has accomplished nothing but increasing the misery of the Palestinian people. If Palestinians instead turned more to huge Gandhi-style nonviolence resistance campaigns, the resulting videos would reverberate around the world and Palestine would achieve statehood and freedom." - Nicholas D Kristof

"We come from the land, give our love and labor to her, and she nurtures us in return. When we die, we return to the land. In a way, she owns us. Palestine owns us and we belong to her" - Susan Abulhawa

"How carelessly imperial power vivisected ancient civilizations. Palestine and Kashmir are imperial Britain's festering, blood-drenched gifts to the modem world. Both are fault lines in the raging international con?icts of today." - Arundhati Roy

"Mr. President, prime ministers, let us have ambitions: ambitions to move beyond the violence and occupation, to the day when two states, Palestine and Israel, can live together side by side in peace and security." - King Abdullah II

"It would behoove the world to become used to this fact: that without a just solution to the Palestine tragedy, there can be no stable peace in the Middle East." - King Hussein

"All the wonders of the Greek civilization heaped together are less wonderful than the single book of Psalms. Greece had all that this world could give her; but the flowers of Paradise blossomed in Palestine alone." - William E Gladstone

"Grape juice at the communion table symbolizes the historical impotence of Christ's blood, Christ's gospel, Christ's church, and Christ's expanding kingdom. Grape juice stays "bottled up", confined to the historical skins of Palestine." - Gary North

"In Palestine, the Israelis claim they found a land without people,' a Syrian officer explained to us. 'Now they will take southern Lebanon and claim they have found another land without people if these refugees do not return." - Robert Fisk

"If every single Jew born anywhere in the world has the right to become an Israeli citizen, then all the Palestinians who were chucked out of Palestine by the Zionist Government should have the same right, very simple." - Tariq Ali

"I believe in Eternity. I can find Greece, Palestine, Italy, Spain, and the Islands, - the Genius and creative Principle of each and of all eras, in my own mind." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Grape juice at the communion table symbolizes the historical impotence of Christ's blood, Christ's gospel, Christ's church, and Christ's expanding kingdom. Grape juice stays 'bottled up', confined to the historical skins of Palestine." - Gary North

"Even if only one guerilla cub survives the prolonged struggle, I am confident that he will raise the flag of Palestine overJerusalem... Jerusalem is destined to be the eternal capital of our sovereign, independent Palestinian state under the P.L.O. leadership." - Yasser Arafat

"I bring good tidings to our beloved Prophet Muhammad: Allah's promise and the Prophet's prophecy of our victory in Palestine over the Jews and over the oppressive Zionists has begun to come true." - Khaled Mashal

"The oppressed people of Palestine, whether those who dwell in that bloodstained holy land or those who continue to bear the brunt of hardship and displacement worldwide, are all in all the victims of Zionist discrimination and aggression," - Mohammad Khatami

"The Partition of Palestine is illegal. It will never be recognized .... Jerusalem was and will for ever be our capital. Eretz Israel will be restored to the people of Israel. All of it. And for Ever." - Menachem Begin

"It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable" - Theodor Herzl

"As an Israeli, I have come to understand: there is no way to love Israel and reject a two-state peace, no way to love Israel and reject Palestine." - Yael Dayan

"When God becomes a Man and lives as a creature among His own creatures in Palestine, then indeed His life is one of supreme self-sacrifice and leads to Calvary." - C S Lewis

"The issue of Palestine has been there since more than 60 years. But more important since 1967 when the war was, ended in the defeat of some Arab countries." - Al-Waleed bin Talal

""Bush, you must admit that you have been defeated in Iraq and that you are being defeated in Afghanistan and that you will soon be defeated in Palestine, with the help and strength of God."" - Ayman al-Zawahiri

"The present map of Palestine was drawn by the British mandate. The Jewish people have another map which our youth and adults should strive to fulfill: from the Nile to the Euphrates." - David Ben-Gurion

"We know what they say, they want all of Palestine (including Israel) and say that negotiations did not work. They talk about wanting reform. That doesn't mean they will do it." - Hanan Ashrawi

"Let the Jews who claim to be the chosen race prove their title by choosing the way of non-violence for vindicating their position on earth. Every country is their home, including Palestine, not by aggression but by loving service" - Mahatma Gandhi

"Jewish nationalism means no more than recognition of the peoplehood of Israel, and of the propriety of that people's being a religio-cultural group in America, a nationality in Eastern Europe, and in Palestine an actualized nation." - Milton Steinberg

"Palestine is occupied land, and under international law, the Palestinians have the legal right to resist this occupation by any and all means. This may make busses, restaurants, discos-where Israeli military congregate, lawful targets." - Enver Masud



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