"The problem with the spring of Arab revolutions is that they know what to tear down but are torn apart by what they want to replace it with."
Ayman El-Amir (Egyptian Journalist)
"It remains a sad fact that still not one Arab country is in the top 100 nations as ranked by gender equality."
Monique Villa
CEO, Thomson Reuters Foundation
“For me, a journey to Damascus is an amazing hunt from beginning to end, a slice through layers of history in search of treasure.
Tahir Shah,
Travels With Myself
"Each civilized person in the world should admit that he has two home countries: the one he was born in, and Syria."

André Parrot
(1901-1980) French Archaeologist

"The Promised Land extends from the River of Egypt to the Euphrates. It includes parts of Syria and Lebanon."

Rabbi Fischmann, in his testimony to the U.N. Special Committee of Enquiry, 1947.
“What can you say to a man who tells you he prefers obeying God rather than men, and that as a result he's certain he'll go to heaven if he cuts your throat?”
Our feuding over Heaven has cost us the land.

Antun Saadeh
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

Arthur Asher
How much longer is the world willing to endure this spectacle of wanton cruelty?

Bertrand Russell
"Wanton killing of innocent civilians is terrorism, not a war against terrorism."

- Noam Chomsky -

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence hangs on schoolroom walls, but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.

Howard Zinn -
"The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people."

- Martin Luther King, Jr. -

The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above.

Fanny Crosby -
There's a Palestine that dwells inside all of us, a Palestine that needs to be rescued: a free Palestine where all people regardless of color, religion, or race coexist; a Palestine where the meaning of the word "occupation" is only restricted to what the dictionary says rather than those plenty of meanings and connotations of death, destruction, pain, suffering, deprivation, isolation and restrictions that Israel has injected the word with.” Refaat Alareer