Hassan Nasrallah Quotes

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Hassan Nasrallah
حسن نصر الله
Secretary-General of Hezbollah
Incumbent
Assumed office
16 February 1992
Deputy Naim Qassem
Preceded by Abbas al-Musawi
Personal details
Born (1960-08-31) 31 August 1960 (age 56)
Bourj Hammoud, Lebanon
Nationality Lebanese
Political party Hezbollah
Religion Shia Islam (Twelver)

When I was 10 or 11, my grandmother had a scarf. It was black, but a long one. I used to wrap it around my head and say to them that 'I'm a cleric, you need to pray behind me.'
Hassan Nasrallah
Lebanon is caught in a cycle of threats. And it is our duty to be strong and capable of defending our country. But we will not clarify or explain what we do or do not possess.
Hassan Nasrallah
On this land, Muslims, Christians and Jews can coexist together, as they have – as they had for the – for hundreds of years in the framework of a democratic state.
Hassan Nasrallah
Any Israeli attack on Lebanon, Iran, Syria or Gaza will be met with a fierce response.
Hassan Nasrallah
The problem is we disagree about the origin. Is this occupied land or not?
So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.
Hassan Nasrallah
Israel should not feel satisfaction at my son's death, for he died on the battlefield, facing the conquerors as he wished, with a gun in his hand.
Hassan Nasrallah
If you are asking for my point of view, I would say that the Palestinians should go back to Palestine.
Hassan Nasrallah
To talk about liberty and freedom is nice, lovely, but the important thing is to allow people to act in liberty and freedom.
Hassan Nasrallah
The real danger to the world's resistance movements is the attempt to distort reality and to place the blame on the resistance groups' actions without allowing them to portray their perspective, thus ignoring the reality of the occupation and the siege, like the situation in occupied Palestine.
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In man – in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory.
Hassan Nasrallah
So long as there is imperialism in the world, a permanent peace is impossible.
Hassan Nasrallah
In the end, we are part of this region, and we are affected by its developments. What we may do or not do in the future depends on the nature of what happens here in the region.
Hassan Nasrallah
Among them, there were Muslims, Christians, and Jews living together. But then violent organizations came, bringing with them many large groups of people from various parts of the world to Palestine.
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If you want my opinion, I say that this is a state based on occupation, that has usurped the rights of others.
Hassan Nasrallah
What is being talked about now is the probability of the Sharon government launching an attack against Lebanon to eliminate the resistance of Hezbollah by using the American war against Iraq. But, of course, in this case, we will certainly fight with all our strength.
Hassan Nasrallah
However, they did not treat the reasons that led to this condition. I believe that the conditions in the Palestinian territories are alway capable of explosion because the same circumstances are there.
Hassan Nasrallah
Lebanon is a small country, weak, an army with very humble capabilities.
However, there is no legal and legitimate state called Israel.
There should be resolutions adopted in top international institutions, which are binding on all states and governments in the world, to forbid the defamation of religions.
Hassan Nasrallah
Peace cannot be unilateral.
I am against any reconciliation with Israel.
Those who elected Hamas in Palestine did so on the basis of its political platform.
Hassan Nasrallah
It is unacceptable, it is forbidden, to harm the innocent.
You can look at the West Bank. Cities are like prisons. They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces, and everything stops in these cities. This is the result of Oslo.
Hassan Nasrallah
Hezbollah is not fighting for Syria. Hezbollah is not fighting for Iran. Hezbollah is fighting for Lebanon.
Hassan Nasrallah
A majority of the Syrian people believe in the regime and support Bashar al-Assad.
Hassan Nasrallah
The ones who were negotiating are now on the front line of this intifada, because they found that the negotiations didn't give them the minimum of their rights.
Hassan Nasrallah
Israel remains a foreign body in this large area, and it always proved that it is unable to coexist with this environment, because the, the scope of the massacres that it has committed does not permit it to coexist.
Hassan Nasrallah
Would you allow a people to come from somewhere else and occupy a part of the United States, and set up an independent state, and, after 50 years, you would not be able to stay on this land?
Hassan Nasrallah
It's not the first time that I speak with American journalists. I've had meetings with many different newspapers and stations, and I've ha – never had a problem with meeting with American journalists.
Hassan Nasrallah
The Palestinian must stop throwing stones, and the Israelis must stop firing rockets. And in the view of the Sharm el-Sheikh summit, rockets are equal to stones.
Hassan Nasrallah
We did not start a fight with America, and we don't want a war with America. If someone launches an attack, though, we will respond. We will not take rejection or humiliation. We do not want to fight.
Hassan Nasrallah
The U.N. Security Council did not to condemn the Qana massacre, due to the U.S. veto.
Hassan Nasrallah
Israel lost their power to intimidate during the second war with Lebanon.
When a peace agreement is concluded between the Lebanese government and Israel, we would surely disagree with the Lebanese government about that, but we would not make any turmoil out of it.
Hassan Nasrallah
That is why if Lebanon concludes a peace agreement with Israel and brings that accord to the Parliament our deputies will reject it; Hezbollah refuses any conciliation with Israel in principle.
Hassan Nasrallah
I believe that Palestine is an occupied land from the Mediterranean Sea to the Jordan River, and this is the right of the entire Palestinian people, this land.
Hassan Nasrallah
Force is the duty of the state, not Hizbullah.
The fall of the Syrian regime is in the interest of America and Israel.