57 Total Quotes

Saddam Hussein Quotes

[But the United States of America invaded Iraq and removed Saddam Hussein to] bring democracy and freedom and human rights to the Iraqi people. ... When you are the good guys, you've got to act like the good guys.
Saddam Hussein
#America

We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
Saddam Hussein
#American Businessman #Children

up to the witnesses whether they show their faces and reveal their identities or not.
Saddam Hussein
#Faces

Iraq was in clear material violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441. They maintained programs and activities, and they certainly had the intentions at a point to resume their programs. So there was a lot they wanted to hide because it showed what they were doing that was illegal.
Saddam Hussein
#Iraq

Iraq does not seek conflict with the United States and if there is a solution to this crisis... we would be happy,
Saddam Hussein
#Conflict

America needs wisdom, not force. It had used force, along with the West, to its extreme extent, only to find out later that it did not achieve what they wanted,
Saddam Hussein
#America

Little progress was made in the solution of outstanding issues... The long list of proscribed items unaccounted for and as such resulting in unresolved disarmament issues was not shortened either by the inspections or by Iraqi declarations and documentation.
Saddam Hussein
#Progress

We have been on a hunger strike for the past three days in protest of the treatment by you and your masters.
Saddam Hussein
#Hunger

After the course of the aggression 11 years ago, backed up by a continuous aggression till this day, our people will not be taken by surprise.
Saddam Hussein
#Aggression

[Saying] every man or woman is a glory symbol of jihad holding the flag of God, ... hit them back and front so they stumble and lose control so they fall to your fire.
Saddam Hussein
#Glory

Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon.
Saddam Hussein
#American Businessman

[Some U.S. lawmakers, particularly Democrats, remained leery of the prospect of war even after Powell's speech. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, said Powell had made a] very strong case ... in blood and treasure.
Saddam Hussein
#Democrats

Do you know the pretext this time? (Washington) is saying that Iraq is threatening the American aircraft of aggression, which break through its air, trespassing upon its skies, sovereignty, land, people and wealth,
Saddam Hussein
#Aggression

help with the legal justification for the use of force ... despite U.S. resistance.
Saddam Hussein
#Force

Baghdad is determined to force the Mongols of our age to commit suicide at its gates.
Saddam Hussein
#American Businessman #Age And Aging

The people and the leaders of Baghdad have resolved to compel the Mongols of this age to commit suicide on its walls.
Saddam Hussein
#Age And Aging

At the same time things went wrong, damaging the reputation and credibility of the United Nations.
Saddam Hussein
#Credibility

I ask you to permit me to leave because I can't bear to stay at least for this session, until these problems get solved.
Saddam Hussein
#Ask

Tens of thousands of innocent people were buried alive in mass graves and these martyrs have become the symbol of the black regime
Saddam Hussein
#People

The military action (in Iraq) was gravely mistaken,
Saddam Hussein
#Action

We have said with certainty that the embargo will not be lifted by a Security Council resolution but will corrode by itself,
Saddam Hussein
#Certainty

There is much to be said for having an experienced international jurist who is entirely unconnected with the allied invaders, on the tribunal.
Saddam Hussein
#American Businessman

[President Bush has said the United States is willing to pursue a war with Iraq even without a second United Nations resolution to specifically authorize a war. This week, Bush said] there's only one thing ... full disarmament.
Saddam Hussein
#Iraq

This was an informing operation, like any policeman when he tells something to his station or any citizen who sees or hears (a crime). To say that those people were sentenced to death because Abdullah wrote or it was said that he wrote it, this is rubbish.
Saddam Hussein
#Citizens

How am I supposed to use the open toilet while all my colleagues are around me watching? Is this the humanity you claim to have? If you are trying to humiliate me, then keep in mind that nothing can humiliate Saddam.
Saddam Hussein
#Colleagues

I am trying to extinguish the fire with few drops of water.
Saddam Hussein
#Fire

We will not compromise or kneel in the face of injustice. We will not let evil triumph over virtue,
Saddam Hussein
#Compromise

Why have you brought us here with force? Your authority gives you the right to try a defendant in absentia. Are you trying to overcome your own smallness?
Saddam Hussein
#Authority