We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Yasser Arafat Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
As long as we have decided to coexist in peace, we must do so on a firm basis that will withstand time and for generations.
Whoever stands by a just cause cannot possibly be called a terrorist.
Confidence alone does not make peace, but acknowledging rights and confidence do. Failure to recognize these rights creates a sense of injustice; it keeps the embers burning under the ashes.
The Palestinians, whose national cause guards the gates of Arab-Israeli peace, look forward like their Arab brethren to that comprehensive, just, and lasting peace based on ‘land for peace’ and compliance with international legitimacy and resolutions.
How can I shave in the midst of guerrilla warfare? On battlefields, we have no facilities for shaving, and that was why I first grew my beard.
We started the peace process on the basis of land for peace and on the basis of U.N. resolution 242 and 338,1 as well as other international decisions on achieving the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people.
The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
I assure you, Ladies and Gentlemen, that we shall discover ourselves in peace more than we have with war and confrontation, as I am sure that the Israelis, in turn shall find themselves in peace more than they have found it in war.
I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter’s gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand.
We totally and absolutely renounce all forms of terrorism.
This is my homeland no one can kick me out.
Though I am not a chief of state, I must work twice as hard as one because I have to both administer a bureaucracy and run a revolution.
Peace, for us, is an asset and in our interest. It is an absolute human asset that allows an individual to freely develop his individuality unbound by any regional, religious, or ethnic fetters.
I call on Russia and the United States of America, the cosponsors of the peace conference, to help the peace process take bigger steps by contributing to the process and helping to overcome all obstacles.