Hafez al-Assad Quotes (3 quotes)
“Strike the enemy's settlements, turn them into dust, pave the Arab roads with the skulls of Jews.”
Michael B. Oren, Six Days of War [Oxford University Press, 2002], p293
“Death a thousand times to the hired Muslim Brothers, Death a thousand times to the Muslim Brothers, the criminal Brothers, the corrupt Brothers.”
Robert Fisk (16 September 2010). Robert Fisk: Freedom, democracy and human rights in Syria. THE INDEPENDENT.
“It's probably better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside the tent pissing in.”
―Lyndon B. Johnson
On FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, as quoted in The New York Times (31 October 1971)
“If I were a girl, I'd despair. The supply of good women far exceeds that of the men who deserve them.”
Conversations with Robert Graves (1989 edition), Univ. Press of Mississippi - ISBN: 9780878054145
“Do not wait; the time will never be just right. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along.”
Think and Grow Rich (1938)
“On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.”
―Robert Anton Wilson
Cosmic trigger: Down to earth (1991), p. 95 - ISBN: 9781561840113
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Born: October 6, 1930 (age 87)
Occupation: Statesman, politician
Bio: Hafez al-Assad was a Syrian statesman, politician and general serving as Prime Minister between 1970 and 1971 and then President of Syria between 1971 and 2000. He also served as Secretary of the Syrian Regional Command of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party and General Secretary of the National Command of the Ba'ath Party from 1970 to 2000 and Minister of Defence from 1966 to 1972.