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35 Best Syria Quotes, Sayings, and Phrases for Peace

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Syria is an Arab republic country situated in western Asia and is home to one of the oldest civilizations in the world.

The political instability and long-standing Syrian civil war made it a war-torn country, and half of the Syrian people have been living as refugees in neighboring countries.

Though United Nations has initiated various peace initiatives, the Syrian refugee crisis is still a huge global problem and has a great psychological impact on their normal livelihood.

Best Syria Quotes and Sayings

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The people of Syria deserve the opportunity to build a better future and to live in freedom.
– Elizabeth Cheney

The world has to save Syria. I mean, this has dramatic implications for the entire region, globally.
– John F. Kerry

Surely our inaction with respect to Syria is a poor precedent if we’re fighting a war on terror.
– Bill Kristol

The tide of human suffering unleashed by the Syrian conflict has catastrophic implications.
– Angelina Jolie

Peace with Syria would provide more security than a few settlements on the Golan.
– Yitzhak Rabin

I pray for the day when the children of Syria and Palestine wake up to the sound of birds and not bombs.
– Dr.Bilal Philips

Syria should not belong to one family, to one coterie, or to one party. It belongs to all the people of Syria equally, in all their religious and ethnic diversity.
– William Hague

For me he is the last Arab ruler, and Syria is the last Arab country. It is the fortress of the remaining dignity of the Arabs, and that’s why I’m proud to be here.
– Bashar Al-Assad

You are there and to their ears, being a Syrian sounds like you’re unclean, shameful, indecent; it’s like you owe the world an apology for your very existence.
– Asaad Almohammad

So from the broken smile to the sealed emotion, from the rising hope to the failed redemption, from the still mornings to the chaotic nights, from the fallen peace to the terror sights, from the cursed skies to the soil red stained, hear the silent cries, I’m the Syrian pain.
– Chauhan Saab

We cannot look at Syria, and the evil that has arisen from the ashes of indecision, and think this is not the lowest point in the world’s inability to protect and defend the innocent.
– Angelina Jolie

As politicians weigh courses of action against their political agendas, the death toll weighs heavy on the conscience of the world. The once vibrant Syrian streets are now haunted by the souls of the innocent and the historic monuments that told of an unrivalled Arab civilisation no longer stand tall.
– Aysha Taryam

Pray for Syria Quotes and Sayings

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We, in Syria, our point of view stems from our experience.
– Bashar al-Assad

It is time for all civilized nations to stop the horrors that are taking place in Syria and demand a political solution.
– Nikki Haley

So my judgment is that Syria will move; Syria will change, as it embraces a legitimate relationship with the United States and the West and economic opportunity that comes with it and the participation that comes with it.
– John Kerry

What we saw in Syria last week should shock the conscience of the world. It defies any code of morality. Make no mistake, President Obama believes there must be accountability for those who would use the world’s most heinous weapons against the world’s most vulnerable people.
– John Kerry

When progressives remain silent and don’t talk about why the war in Syria is illegal, then into the void step in neocons like Lindsey Graham. Any wonder that our nation remains mired in endless war. Let’s have the guts to stand for responsible withdrawal.
– Ro Khanna

Syria is an unfolding humanitarian catastrophe unmatched since World War II. I appeal to both sides to make the most of this moment — seize the opportunity for serious negotiations.
– John Kerry

The courage of the Syrian protesters is remarkable, for they face prison, torture, or death every time they lift a banner.
– Elliott Abrams

I know something quite sure. We’ll never have peace with this Syrian regime. They’ll never give us relief, and we’ll never forget that.
– Walid Jumblatt

Syria has become the great tragedy of this century – a disgraceful humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history.
– Antonio Guterres

If we dont support Syria today, every country will perish in 15 years and a lot sooner will humanity die. Be prepared or be the revolt.
– Sagnik Chatterjee

We are not wedded to anyone in Syria. We are not concerned with any personality. We are concerned with keeping Syria in one piece, territorially integral, sovereign, independent and secular, where the rights of all groups, ethnic and others, are fully respected.
– Sergei Lavrov

The population of Syria is so inharmonious a gathering of widely different races in blood, in creed, and in custom, that government is both difficult and dangerous.
– Charles Glass

Peaceful Syria Quotes and Sayings

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But for us, in Syria, we have principles. We’ll do anything to prevent the region from another crazy war. It’s not only Syria. Because it will start in Syria.
– Bashar al-Assad

Syria, for all its problems, at least has a constitution that guarantees equal protection of citizens. Around the world, we have seen that this is essential where Christians are a minority and are not protected.
– Franklin Graham

The transition from tyranny to democracy is very hard. The Syrian people have to handle this in a way that works in Syria. And the brutality of the Assad regime is unacceptable.
– Jack Lew

No one doubts that innocent men, women and children have been the victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria. And there’s no doubt who is responsible for this heinous use of chemical weapons in Syria: the Syrian regime.
– Joe Biden

I’m so thankful a significant majority of Americans are saying no to military intervention. We’ve got to find a solution that will in the end be one that makes Syria a better country, a better people.
– Desmond Tutu

I think Syria is in a particularly sensitive geopolitical position in terms of the politics of the Middle East.
– Edward Luck

We have no intentions of drawing Syria into this conflict. Syria has drawn itself into this conflict. We have no intentions of escalating and we will do everything necessary to avoid a confrontation with Syrians. But the Syrians have to understand that a policy has a price.
– Alon Pinkas

The members of the Muslim Brotherhood in Syria are also part of the Syrian people, and they have the right to exercise their democratic rights.
– Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If Syria is to rise from the ashes it needs a united Arab world which has one thing on its agenda, not the falling of a dictator for we have seen many of those fall, but the reemergence of a prosperous Arab nation, one that is not reliant on foreign aid but is self-sustained and set on its way to become powerful once again.
– Aysha Taryam

Syria is a melting pot. It existed like this, like it is today because it is a melting pot with multifarious cultures for centuries, before Christianity and after Christianity, before Islam and after Islam. If you have any change, dramatic change, in the demographic and social fabric of the Syrian society, you’re going to have a big problem in the future regarding the future of Syria.
– President Bashar al-Assad

Syria, using the term in its old, geographical sense, occupies a unique place in the annals of the world. Especially because of the inclusion of Palestine and Phoenicia within its ancient boundaries, it has made a more significant contribution to the moral and spiritual progress of mankind than any other comparable land. Small as it appears on a map or a globe, its historical importance is boundless, its influence universal.
– Philip K. Hitti

Popular Syria Quotes and Sayings

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