"We believe that Lebanon has been the first real experience for all the Arabs."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Bashar al-Assad on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Bashar al-Assad on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Bashar al-Assad on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Bashar al-Assad on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Bashar al-Assad on Mark Twain
"Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously."
"Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine."
"Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation."
"You cannot reform your society or institution without opening your mind."
"None of us and none of the Arabs trust Israel."