Yasser Arafat Quotes

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Yasser Arafat Quotes

The Israelis are mistaken if they think we do not have an alternative to negotiations. By Allah I swear they are wrong. The Palestinian people are prepared to sacrifice the last boy and the last girl so that the Palestinian flag will be flown over the walls, the churches and the mosques of Jerusalem.
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Palestine is the cement that holds the Arab world together, or it is the explosive that blows it apart.

— Yasser Arafat

This is my homeland no one can kick me out.

— Yasser Arafat

All our moves are based on four general principles: continued use of the rifle, no waiving of historical rights, no peace, and no negotiations ... Whatever form of government is established in the territory when the shadow of occupation passes away, whenever I address my fighters and revolutionaries, I shall say: 'Let our rifles be aimed at the beloved land, the land of the homeland, the land of Palestine

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

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I am convinced that our people are now on the way to establishing a Palestinian state. The agreement signed in Cairo is the first step in establishing the state, and therefore it should be implemented.

— Yasser Arafat

The Palestinian state is within our grasp. Soon the Palestinian flag will fly on the walls, the minarets and the cathedrals of Jerusalem.

— Yasser Arafat

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.

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The war of attrition against the Zionist enemy will never cease.

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We shall never stop until we can go back home and Israel is destroyed ... The goal of our struggle is the end of Israel, and there can be no compromises or mediations ... the goal of this violence is the elimination of Zionism from Palestine in all its political, economic and military aspects ... We don't want peace, we want victory. Peace for us means Israel's destruction and nothing else.

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I swear to God, I will see [the Palestinian state], whether as a martyr or alive. Please, God, give me the honor of becoming a martyr in the fight for Jerusalem.

— Yasser Arafat

Peace cannot be achieved except after the cessation of military escalation and the economic and financial siege.

— Yasser Arafat

Jerusalem is the capital of the Palestinian state.

— Yasser Arafat

We do not want to destroy any people. It is precisely because we have been advocating coexistence that we have shed so much blood.

— Yasser Arafat

Find what strength you have to terrorize your enemy and the enemy of God.

— Yasser Arafat

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