„Terrorism for one person is a freedom fight for another. [... ] If you think about it, "terrorism" is a subjective term depending on which side you are on.“

—  Octavia Nasr, Inside al Qaeda http://edition.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/06/13/transcript.wed/index.html?section=cnn_latest, CNN online transcript, June 14, 2006.
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„You are either with us or you are against us in the fight against terror.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
Press conference http://georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov/news/releases/2001/11/20011106-4.html, with President Jacques Chirac of France. (November 6, 2001)

„A "war against terrorism" is an impracticable conception if it means fighting terrorism with terrorism. The feelings on both sides are not that they are taking part in some evil and criminal act but risking their lives heroically for what they consider to be a just cause.“

—  John Mortimer English barrister, dramatist, screenwriter and author 1923 - 2009
Context: Of the old, violent anarchist groups it was said that they always contained one pathological killer, one selfless idealist and one police spy. It was difficult, at first glance, to tell which was which, but the idealist was always the most dangerous. A "war against terrorism" is an impracticable conception if it means fighting terrorism with terrorism. The feelings on both sides are not that they are taking part in some evil and criminal act but risking their lives heroically for what they consider to be a just cause. You could understandably reduce terrorism by improving security and increasing the number of police spies, but it can only finally be reduced by removing the number of just causes. ANC terrorism was pointless after the end of apartheid. Terrorism in Israel will stop only when a just solution has been agreed to and the occupied territories handed back. Terrorism has existed in Ireland since Elizabeth I sent the Earl of Essex out in an unsatisfactory attempt to quell the rebels. However, since former terrorists have become government ministers in Northern Ireland, some progress has been made and sometimes the signs are hopeful. Ch. 15 : Interesting Times

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„How can Blair fight a war on terror? Terror is not an ideology or an army; terror is a technique.“

—  David Hockney British artist 1937
Interview with Jasper Gerard, "Taking the fight to the dreary people" http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2092-1806962,00.html The Sunday Times (London)

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„This is the war on terrorism; it's worth fighting for.“

—  Bruce Willis American actor, producer, and musician 1955
Bruce Willis during a visit to the 101st Airborne Division in northern Iraq, September 25, 2003. http://www.defenselink.mil/news/Sep2003/n09262003_200309266.html

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„I have always condemned terrorism, because according to the glorious Koran, if you kill one innocent person, then you have killed the whole of humanity“

—  Zakir Naik Islamic televangelist 1965
Context: I have always condemned terrorism, because according to the glorious Koran, if you kill one innocent person, then you have killed the whole of humanity. Pointing, that he supports no terrorism. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1927280,00.html

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„Sometimes we must fight terror with tyranny.“

—  George W. Bush 43rd President of the United States 1946
This quote actually comes from Maureen Dowd's self-described "imaged text" for Bush's second inaugural revised speech titled "Bush's do-over speech" http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1683&dat=20071109&id=qycqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tkUEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6193,5362144, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (9 November 2007).

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„We would fight against terrorism and win at any cost.“

—  Ameer Haider Khan Hoti politician in Pakistan 1971
Hoti's address to the media on Independence Day http://www.geo.tv/8-14-2009/47603.htm, Peshawar (2009-08-14).