Muqtada al Sadr Quotes

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.

Saddam is a war criminal and there are no two people who can argue over this.

Anyone supported by the United States is cursed by us.

When the Americans advance we harass and retreat fire from new positions and then retreat again. If the attacking force is too big we call for support.

The U.S. will ignore the opinion of the Iraqi people and it will compose the new government according to its own desires.

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.

I have a red line against the Americans.

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.

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

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

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

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

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?

Do not betray the people.

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

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

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.

Everything that happens is determined by God.

We are grateful to God.

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

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.

We condemn the view that the (U.S.-led) occupation's existence is beneficial for the Iraqi people because if it ended there would be sectarian war - as if sectarian war has not already begun.

I beg you not to resort to demonstrations for they have become nothing but burned paper.

I don't want the chair of the government because it will be controlled by the U.S. and I don't want to be controlled by the U.S.

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.

The small Satan left and the great Satan came.

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

Divisiveness is not good for the people.

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

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

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

I renew my call for the occupier (the United States) to leave our land. The departure of the occupier will mean stability for Iraq victory for Islam and peace and defeat for terrorism and infidels.

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

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

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.

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

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

I fear only God all praises to Him.

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

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.

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

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

Anyone who seeks to be involved in politics should join hands with America.

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

We do not kill an Iraqi.

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

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

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

May God preserve you and watch over you.

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

Our rejection of the occupier at heart is resistance.

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

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.

When I die don't let my death stop the resistance.