Inspirational Quotes from Muqtada al Sadr

We will not stop resisting the occupation until liberation or martyrdom.

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I wish to be a martyr, and I don’t fear death.

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So, if I were arrested or if I were killed, then after me the issues that American fears about me wouldn’t exist anymore – and I couldn’t tell you what those issues are.

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Go forth from our holy land and go back to your families who are waiting for you impatiently, that you and we, as well, lead a peaceful life together.

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We do not kill an Iraqi.

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Anyone supported by the United States is cursed by us.

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I fear only God, all praises to Him.

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No one has the right to ignite a war and lead an occupation and armies to conquer people, invading them and make them suffer all kinds of torture, murder, expulsion, displacement, bombing and terrorism by different lethal prohibited weapons and then come and speak as the savior of the people or a defender of their rights.

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Everything that happens is determined by God.

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For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what’s forbidden, and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That’s what we call freedom.

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I am a part of the political process whether the multinational forces are present or not. Politics is serving the people, not chairs and positions.

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All Iraqis should live under one roof and for one goal.

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I have said it many times: the policy of exclusion and the policy of marginalization must end in Iraq.

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Divisiveness is not good for the people.

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If the government fails to listen to your demands, then you will decide what is best for you.

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Enough of this occupation, terror and abuse. We are not in need of your help. We are able to combat and defeat terrorism, and achieve unity. We are not in need of your bases, your experience and etc.

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I have a red line against the Americans.

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The resistance will be exclusively conducted by only one group. This new group will be defined soon by me.

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May God preserve you and watch over you.

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We have not forgotten the occupier. We remain a resistance.

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Whatever struggle happened between brothers, let us forget about it and turn the page forever and live united.

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We continue to resist the occupier militarily, culturally and by all means of the resistance.

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Our rejection of the occupier at heart is resistance.

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If it does not serve the Iraqi people, there are only political means that must be followed to reform the government – a new government that we must give a chance to prove that it is there to serve the people.

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Our main goal as Iraqi people is to drive the occupation out in any way.

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Make your enemy afraid, for it is impossible to remain quiet about their moral offences.

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Help me by whatever you are pleased to do in your provinces.

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The U.S.-led forces have the money, weapons and huge numbers, but these things are not going to weaken our will because God is with us.

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We are still fighters.

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Let the whole world hear that we reject America. No, no to the occupier.

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We don’t kill Iraqis – our hands do not kill Iraqis. But we target only the occupier with all the means of resistance.

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The resistance does not mean that everyone can carry a weapon. The weapon is only for the people of the weapons.

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Out of my desire to complete Iraq’s independence and to finish the withdrawal of the occupation forces from our holy lands, I am obliged to halt military operations of the honest Iraqi resistance until the withdrawal of the occupation forces is complete.

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I am confident that you brothers in parliament will champion the will of the people over that of the occupier.

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Do not betray the people.

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The little serpent has left, and the great serpent has come.

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Just because we’re rid of Saddam and the evil Batthists doesn’t mean the occupation is a good thing. Our salvation from Saddam was only with the grace of God.

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The Americans were never interested in what was best for the Shiites.

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I fear only God, all praises to Him.

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I will continue to defend Najaf as it is the holiest place. I will remain in the city until the last drop of my blood has been spilled.

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America has shown its evil intentions, and the proud Iraqi people cannot accept it. They must defend their rights by any means they see fit.

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Who is against democracy? Is it the one who calls for peaceful resistance, or the one who bombs people, sheds their blood and leads them away from the leaders under feeble and dirty pretexts?

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Obama has no power to change American policy because there are people who specialize in drawing these policies, which have been and still are hostile towards Islam.

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Open the way before the new government to prove that it is for serving the people.

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What if the invasion forces will not leave our lands? What if the U.S. forces and others stay in our beloved lands? What if their companies and embassy headquarters will continue to exist with the American flags hoisted on them? Will you be silent? Will you overlook this?

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I will deal with the politicians in a political way and with the nonpoliticians in a nonpolitical way.

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I repeat my demand that the occupier leave the land of our beloved Iraq unconditionally, without retaining bases or signing agreements.

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The main reason for the armed resistance is the American military presence.

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If the American military begins to withdrawal, there will be no need for these armed groups.

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The small Satan left and the great Satan came.

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God willing, the occupation forces will be driven out as happened in Vietnam.

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The Iraqi people are suffering just as if they were still under Saddam.

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