Anyone who is a Palestinian citizen, whether Christian, Jewish or Muslim, should decide together in a very free referendum. There is no need for war. There is no need for threats or an atom bomb either.
Source: Time Magazine, December 2006 
The establishment of the Zionist regime was a move by the world oppressor against the Islamic world.Mahmoud AhmadinejadQuoted in: "Viewpoints: Iran’s Call for the Destruction of Israel" at Worldpress.org October 30, 2005
The Imam said that this regime occupying Jerusalem must vanish from the page of time.Mahmoud AhmadinejadQuoted in: Juan Cole (2006) Hitchens hacker and hitchens at juancole.com, May 2006
We are confident that the Islamic logic, culture, and discourse can prove their superiority in all fields over all schools of thought and theories.Mahmoud AhmadinejadAhmadinejad on His Proposal for a Jewish State in Europe and on Iran's Nuclear Energy Jan. 2006.
Everyone knows that the Zionist regime is a tool in the hands of the United States and British governments.Mahmoud AhmadinejadSource: Time Magazine, December 2006 
Can one be a follower of Jesus Christ... and have countries attacked. The lives, reputations and possessions of people destroyed and on the slight chance of the presence of a few criminals in a village, city, or convoy for example, the entire village, city or convoy set ablaze.Mahmoud AhmadinejadParagraph 2 (Letter to George W. Bush, 2006)
Don’t Latin Americans have the right to ask why their elected governments are being opposed and coup leaders supported? Poverty and hardship in large parts of Africa are preventing this from happening. Don’t they have the right to ask why their enormous wealth – including minerals – is being looted, despite the fact that they need it more than others?Mahmoud AhmadinejadParagraph 23
I'm not anti-Jew. Jews are respected by everyone, like all human beings, and I respect them very much.Mahmoud AhmadinejadDiscussion with reporters at the UN, September 21, 2007."Situation room". CNN. 21 September 2007. Retrieved on 2007-09-28.
We had principles in mathematics that were granted to be absolute in mathematics for over 800 years, but new science has gotten rid of those absolutism, gotten forward other different logics of looking at mathematics, and sort of turned the way we look at it as a science altogether after 800 years.Mahmoud AhmadinejadColumbia University speech, 24 September 2007"Iran's president at Columbia University - a transcript". azstarnet.com (24 September 2007). Retrieved on 2007-09-25.
In Iran we don't have homosexuals like in your country. […] In Iran we do not have this phenomenon. I don't know who's told you that we have this.Mahmoud AhmadinejadQ&A after Columbia speech, 24 September 2007, when asked about executions of homosexuals in IranToosi, Nahal (24 September 2007). "Ahmadinejad questions 9/11, Holocaust". Associated Press (via Yahoo! News). Retrieved on 2007-09-24.
They [the US] get our oil and give us a worthless piece of paper.Mahmoud AhmadinejadCommenting on the weak U.S. Dollar at the OPEC Summit, 18 November 2007.
The world powers established this filthy bacteria, the Zionist regime [Israel], which is lashing out at the nations in the region like a wild beast.Mahmoud AhmadinejadComments during a rally in southern IranLando, Michal (20 February 2008). "Ahmadinejad: Israel filthy bacteria". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved on 2008-02-23.
The United States has never entered a serious war, and has never been victorious.Mahmoud AhmadinejadSeptember 21, 2010 interview
Show me one European or American president who has not traveled to Libya or has not signed an agreement (with Gaddafi ), some people said they killed this gentleman to make sure he would not be able to say anything, just like what they did to bin Laden. Any decision that would strengthen the presence, domination or influence of foreigners would be contrary to the Libyan nation's interests. The expectation of the world of the Libyan nation is that they stand and run the country themselves.Mahmoud AhmadinejadAddressing Gaddafi's death, saying that the west is going to plunder Libya's wealth, so it's better for Libyans to stand up and defend their country. October 25, 2011. 
Ahmadinejad was the only presidential candidate who talked against future relations with the United States. Also, in an interview with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting a few days before the elections, Ahmadinejad accused the United Nations of being "one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam."Mahmoud AhmadinejadBiography on Babnet Tunisia on babnet.net, June 25, 2005
Those who insist on transferring the Iranian nuclear dossier to the UN Security Council have received an additional argument for doing so.Mahmoud AhmadinejadRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov responding to the news of Ahmadinejad's missatributed comments that Israel should be "wiped of the map" "Iran leader's comments attacked" (27 October 2005) (BBC)
Mr. President, you exhibit all the signs of a petty and cruel dictator. [..] You are either brazenly provocative or astonishingly uneducated. [..] Will you cease this outrage?Mahmoud AhmadinejadLee Bollinger, president of Columbia University, 24 September 2007"Iran's president at Columbia University - a transcript". azstarnet.com (24 September 2007). Retrieved on 2007-09-25.
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