33 Total Quotes

Ismail Haniyeh Quotes

We will resolve these matters through dialogue when we are in government. All I can say is no police officer will lose his job and no police salary will be cut.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Government

We will talk about several issues including the shape of the political partnership in the coming stage.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Partnership

We will deal with this difference in the political position through dialogue and understanding, to preserve the national unity of the Palestinian people and promote the higher interests of our people.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Understanding

If Israel declares that it will give the Palestinian people a state and give them back all their rights, then we are ready to recognize them.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Israel

This is a victory of the Palestinian people who voted against the occupation (by Israel in the West Bank), who voted for resistance, who voted for a new political system based on political partnership.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Israel

We call on you to understand the priorities of our Palestinian people at this stage and continue the spiritual and financial support in order to push the region towards stability rather than pressure and tension.
Ismail Haniyeh
#People

The Israelis are trying to starve innocent people by taking money from our taxes, and we are going to fight this by all legal means. This collective punishment will not break the determination of the Palestinian people.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Money

Let them withdraw. We will make the authority stronger on every inch of liberated land knowing that the borders and rights of the Palestinian people are known and will not change.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Authority

Postponing the election will lead to a vacuum and to a dark future. Postponing the election is not the solution.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Future

It is too early to talk about this because there is a continued occupation and aggression against the Palestinian people.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Aggression

If Israel withdraws to the '67 borders, then we will establish a peace in stages.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Israel

We are coming to congratulate you and to say that the blood of our Sheikh (Yassin) did not go in vain.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Blood

These weapons liberated the land and by these weapons, we will continue the liberation process.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Land

There is no winner and loser here. The elections are just the first step on the way to building a Palestinian political system.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Elections

We are asking you to cooperate with our mission by keeping an open mind.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Mind

We urge you to understand the Palestinian reality, and not to rush in and impose conditions and demands that ignore this reality and increase the suffering of the people.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Reality

We will prove to the people that we are able to rebuild our homeland.
Ismail Haniyeh
#People

We will accelerate the process of forming the next government so that we will not have to have a political and constitutional vacuum.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Government

There is no truth to baseless reports that President Abbas wants to take over the security institutions.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Security

We think countries in power can decide for themselves what kinds of positions and policies they can take.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Power

[We] care about relations with all countries of the international community and of the region. Therefore, we would be delighted to visit Russia and to hold talks and consultations with the Russian president and government.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Community

At the same time, we must continue to strengthen and develop forms of popular resistance of a peaceful nature. We were elected on a different political agenda.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Nature

I pray to God to help me shoulder the responsibility and to serve the Palestinian cause until the return of the rights of the Palestinian people.
Ismail Haniyeh
#God

Our people will not ... kneel before such Israeli measures.
Ismail Haniyeh
#People

We are a free people. We've had democratic elections.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Elections

We've handled challenges in the past and we will be able to stand up to future challenges as well.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Future

We are surprised that such conditions are imposed on us. Why don't they direct such conditions and questions to Israel? We say let Israel recognize the legitimate rights of the Palestinians first, and then we will have a position regarding this.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Israel

I did not say anything about recognizing Israel.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Israel

The continued escalation aims to shed more Palestinian blood, confuse the situation and hamper ... the formation of the Palestinian government.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Government

We agreed to continue the meetings and to intensify them in order to conclude the formation of the government and to present it to the parliament for a confidence vote.
Ismail Haniyeh
#Government