Quotations on Terror

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To win the war on terror, we must know who our friends are and where our enemies are hiding. We can't continue fighting terrorism using the same foreign policy blueprints that were in place before September 11th.
- Evan Bayh
(Keywords: War, Policy, Enemies, Fighting, Foreign policy, Friends, Terror, Terrorism)

And the terror itself is an example of the world's uncontrollability.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Example, Terror, World)

We take our international responsibilities very seriously and will not withdraw our troops from Iraq... Otherwise, the victims of terror in Madrid will have died in vain.
- Marek Belka
(Keywords: Iraq, Terror, Troops, Victims, Will)

We live in a world of guns, bombs and terror. To conquer hate seems a nigh-impossible task.
- Theodore Bikel
(Keywords: Bombs, Hate, Terror, World)

There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must.
- Tony Blair
(Keywords: Defeat, Meeting, Terror, Understanding)

If you take the biological weapons in the United States we still will have perhaps a single individual who was able to make anthrax, dry it, and spread it through the mail and cause terror.
- Hans Blix
(Keywords: Cause, Mail, states, Terror, United, Weapons, Will)

Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

Abroad, our most important policy is to support our troops and continue forward-thinking foreign policy in the war on terror - keeping our enemies on the run and hitting them before they hit us.
- Christopher Bond
(Keywords: War, Policy, Enemies, Foreign policy, Support, Terror, Troops)

Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: War, Friend, Winning, Support, Terror, Today, Wage, Will, World)

In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens.
- David Brin
(Keywords: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

But let there be no misunderstanding. The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something. We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications of any action and whether that action will help or hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S. citizens from terror.
- Richard Burr
(Keywords: Action, Congress, Help, Mission, Terror, Will)

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: America, Earth, Suffering, Terror, Today, Vulnerability)

The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: War, Country, Terror, Yesterday)

Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: War, Women, Hope, America, American, Justice, Terror, World)

Victory is the most important aspect in Iraq, because victory in Iraq will help us have victory in the War on Terror.
- Andrew Card
(Keywords: War, Victory, Help, Iraq, Terror, Will)

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
- George Catlin
(Keywords: Character, Appearance, Rivers, Terror, World)

Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weight; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: May, Reason, Terror, Weight)

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.
- Linda Chavez
(Keywords: War, Afghanistan, Enemy, Rights, Human rights, Iraq, states, Terror, United)

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.
- Joseph Conrad
(Keywords: Hugs, Illusion, Loneliness, Lonely, Memory, Terror, Word)

In a repressive society, a writer can be deeply influential, but in a society that's filled with glut and repetition and endless consumption, the act of terror may be the only meaningful act.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Society, Act, May, Repetition, Terror, Writer)

True terror is a language and a vision. There is a deep narrative structure to terrorist acts, and they infiltrate and alter consciousness in ways that writers used to aspire to.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Vision, Consciousness, Deep, Language, Terror, Writers)

This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland.
- John Doolittle
(Keywords: Men, War, Women, Country, Day, Fighting, Terror, Veterans)

We all want peace. Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended by fighting terror and tyranny.
- James H. Douglas
(Keywords: Peace, Fighting, Terror, Tyranny, Want)

American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc.
- Katherine Dunn
(Keywords: Environmental, War, Romance, American, Crime, Culture, Terror, Violence)

The United States stands with our friends in Britain as they recover from today's shock of terrorism. These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: War, Danger, Friends, states, Terror, Terrorism, Today, United)

I visited the Pentagon a few days after September 11, and I still remember so vividly the smell of terror surrounding the entire building and complex. I was angry that such a brutal act of violence was committed against innocent people.
- Randy Forbes
(Keywords: People, Act, Building, Terror, Violence)

They do believe that if we do not wage this war against terror in places like Baghdad and Kabul, we are more likely to have it waged in Baltimore and Kansas.
- Ed Gillespie
(Keywords: War, Terror, Wage)

If the September 11 terror attack is supposed to constitute a caesura in world history, it must be able to stand comparison to other events of world historical impact.
- Jurgen Habermas
(Keywords: History, Events, Terror, World)

Come to find out, the Russians were never afraid of the Americans. They weren't raised with the terror that we were by our government. I was struck by how our government misled us for so many years.
- Deidre Hall
(Keywords: Government, Americans, Terror, Years)

After so many cases of terror attacks related to Islamic militancy remaining unresolved in the last few years, the government has no moral authority to stay in power.
- Sheikh Hasina
(Keywords: Government, Power, Authority, Terror, Years)

Priorities like winning the War on Terror and providing tax relief that will keep our economy growing strong.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: War, Winning, Economy, Tax, Priorities, Terror, Will)

It's a tough time my friends. We need to make sacrifices to ensure our troops have the tools they need in order to get the job done. This budget will help us win the War on Terror.
- Dennis Hastert
(Keywords: Time, War, Friends, Help, Job, Order, Terror, Tools, Troops, Will)

I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror - and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure.
- Doc Hastings
(Keywords: War, People, Americans, Democracy, End, Freedom, Terror, Tyranny, Will, World)

As we have all said, we understand that electronic surveillance is a vital tool in the war on terror. We all want to know when Osama bin Laden is calling: when he is calling, who he is calling, and what he is saying.
- Chris Van Hollen
(Keywords: War, Osama bin laden, Saying, Terror, Want)

Seventy years ago this November, Vladimir Lenin created the modern totalitarian state, transforming simpler forms of tyranny into history's most sophisticated apparatus of rule by terror.
- Michael Johns
(Keywords: History, State, Terror, Tyranny, Years)

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.
- Carl Jung
(Keywords: Disappointment, Terror, Woman)

There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Keywords: God, Consequences, Terror, Tomorrow, Will)

Unlike most other children, - especially unlike those of today - who are eager to become men and women as speedily as possible, I had a terror of growing up, which became more and more accentuated as I grew older.
- Pierre Loti
(Keywords: Men, Women, Children, Growing up, Terror, Today)

I like to behave in an extremely normal, wholesome manner for the most part in my daily life. Even if mentally I'm consumed with sick visions of violence, terror, sex and death.
- Courtney Love
(Keywords: Death, Life, Sex, Terror, Violence, Visions)

The risk of a wrong decision is preferable to the terror of indecision.
- Maimonides
(Keywords: Decision, Indecision, Risk, Terror, Wrong)

Unity is the most important thing on the road to stamping out terror. You need global rules of law and order, and they have to be enforced. Start with that principle.
- Chris Matthews
(Keywords: Law, Order, Road, Rules, Terror, Unity)

I like to be in waiting rooms with people as they're auditioning, because their terror calms me.
- John C. McGinley
(Keywords: People, Terror, Waiting)

An administrator in a bureaucratic world is a man who can feel big by merging his non-entity in an abstraction. A real person in touch with real things inspires terror in him.
- Marshall McLuhan
(Keywords: Man, Terror, World)

As we continue to fight the war on terror, we express our gratitude to our troops whose valor over the last three years provided freedom to the Iraqis, while protecting our liberty here at home.
- Tim Murphy
(Keywords: Home, War, Gratitude, Fight, Freedom, Liberty, Terror, Troops, Valor, Years)

However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community.
- Randy Neugebauer
(Keywords: Men, War, Women, Community, Congress, Needs, Terror, Veterans)

The first time I got up in front of an audience was terror, abject terror, which continued for another four or five years. There still is, a little bit.
- Bob Newhart
(Keywords: Time, First, Terror, Years)

The office of drama is to exercise, possibly to exhaust, human emotions. The purpose of comedy is to tickle those emotions into an expression of light relief; of tragedy, to wound them and bring the relief of tears. Disgust and terror are the other points of the compass.
- Laurence Olivier
(Keywords: Purpose, Comedy, Disgust, Drama, Emotions, Exercise, Expression, Light, Office, Tears, Terror, Tragedy)

America has lost the moral high ground with the rest of the world, and we have fewer allies as a result. President Bush and his administration have undermined the war on terror by using tactics outlawed by international treaty and condemned by even our closest friends.
- John Olver
(Keywords: War, America, Friends, President, Rest, Result, Terror, World)



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