Terrified people do not want to be free, they want to be protected. If you can keep the people in a state of terror, you won't have to take away their freedom they'll give it to you willingly.
Alden Loveshade, in "Red Alert — Terrorist Threat from Your Own Government?" The Loveshade Family Blog (10 August 2006)
Terror consists mostly of useless cruelties perpetrated by frightened people in order to reassure themselves.Friedrich Engels
We must try to find ways to starve the terrorist and the hijacker of the oxygen of publicity on which they depend.margaret thatcher
Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism.(Avram) Noam Chomsky
In this tragic moment, when words seem so inadequate to express the shock people feel, the first thing that comes to mind is this: We are all Americans! We are all New Yorkers, just as surely as John F. Kennedy declared himself to be a Berliner in 1962 when he visited Berlin.
If you want to call Hezbollah a terrorist organization, then you must call Israel a terrorist organization.david duke
If I truly believed that it was the right thing to do, that it was what sovereign God wanted me to do, and that if I did it I'd be rewarded in heaven with a huge mansion, 80,000 servants, and 72 beautiful, willing virgins all waiting there just for me, I'd crash a plane into a building too.Reverend Loveshade
Terrorism is the war of the poor, and war is the terrorism of the rich.peter ustinov
We must address the root causes of terrorism to end it for all time. […] I believe putting resources into improving the lives of poor people is a better strategy than spending it on guns.muhammad yunus
There is always a point at which the terrorist ceases to manipulate the media gestalt. A point at which the violence may well escalate, but beyond which the terrorist has become symptomatic of the media gestalt itself. Terrorism as we ordinarily understand it is innately media-related.william ford gibson