Best Afghanistan Quotes : Afghan Sayings In Life

These Afghanistan quotes will inspire you. Afghanistan officially the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Afghanistan quotes, Afghanistan sayings, and Afghanistan proverbs.

Famous Afghanistan Quotes

  1. “But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years.” ~ Bulent Ecevit
  2. “There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  3. “We will not allow anyone to perform any terrorist acts inside or from Afghanistan against anyone. We are a free country where Osama is living as a guest. This is the reality and it is up to the world to accept it.” ~ Mohammad Rabbani
  4. “When an army unit returns from service in Iraq or Afghanistan, it barely gets a breather before it begins training for its next deployment.” ~ Hillary Clinton

  5. “I’m finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit. I’m finding myself really angry over what’s happening in the Middle East, the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely. I’m angry about cap and trade. And I’ve been on record for a long time on the failed war on drugs.” ~ Gary Johnson
  6. “But you are absolutely right that when the international community decides to help in a meaningful manner a country like Afghanistan, then coordination between the various actors that are involved in these processes is very, very difficult indeed.” ~ Lakhdar Brahimi
  7. “What President Bush did in his doctrine of preemptive strike and in his war in Afghanistan and in Iraq was to turn even his allies in Europe negatively toward America.” ~ Louis Farrakhan
  8. “We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways, even from the beginning of… the beginnings of the ’20s, 1920s, when he we were fighting our own national struggle.” ~ Bulent Ecevit

  9. “There’s an 800 kilometer border between Iran and Afghanistan.” ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  10. “Since the intervention in Afghanistan, we suddenly began to notice when, in political discussions, we found ourselves only among Europeans or Israelis.” ~ Jurgen Habermas
  11. “The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.” ~ Steve Buyer
  12. “Military hardliners called me a ‘security threat’ for promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a broad-based government in Afghanistan.” ~ Benazir Bhutto

  13. “Several million people inside and outside Afghanistan are destitute and desperately in need of help.” ~ Lakhdar Brahimi
  14. “Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.” ~ Ted Rall
  15. “When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran, some were arrested and they are imprisoned. Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.” ~ Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
  16. “The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror – and America is honored to be their friend.” ~ George W. Bush

  17. “Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses.” ~ Linda Chavez
  18. “Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq – a war more than a year away.” ~ Bob Graham
  19. “I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too.” ~ Laura Bush
  20. “The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have performed admirably.” ~ Susan Davis

  21. “The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.” ~ Jared Diamond
  22. “Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.” ~ Tom Lantos
  23. “The third point is that for some time the UN has been talking about helping Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the country but there has never been any real commitment by the international community to provide resources for that.” ~ Lakhdar Brahimi
  24. “From my films, you can at least learn about Iran, you can get a sense of the history and the society. But no such films have been made about Afghanistan, so you really can’t know much about it.” ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf

  25. “The question in their minds was, why did the outside world, and particularly the Western world, produce all these landmines, and send them to Afghanistan? This business must be stopped. It’s a dirty business to produce such a horrible device.” ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  26. “No one talked about the fact that in this year under the Obama administration you’ve seen the highest casualties in Afghanistan. And the fact that it took him almost 90 days to figure out what his strategy is going to be was absolutely appalling.” ~ Allen West
  27. “Certainly the existence of these huge nuclear force was important for the ultimate confrontation, let’s say, over western Europe. You just can’t use them to deal with a situation like Afghanistan.” ~ Lloyd Cutler
  28. “An interim government was set up in Afghanistan. It included two women, one of whom was Minister of Women’s Affairs. Man, who’d she have to show here ankles to to get that job?” ~ Tina Fey

  29. “This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy.” ~ Marsha Blackburn
  30. “The West has been able to bring Afghanistan a much better health service, better education, better roads, a better economy, though some have benefited more; some have benefited less from that economic well-being in Afghanistan.” ~ Hamid Karzai
  31. “Afghan society is very complex, and Afghanistan has a very complex culture. Part of the reason it has remained unknown is because of this complexity.” ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf
  32. “Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure.” ~ Camille Paglia

  33. “I think we need to just be very clear about what we’re trying to do in Afghanistan. Frankly, we’re not trying to create the perfect democracy. We’re never going to create some ideal society. We are simply there for our own national security.” ~ David Cameron
  34. “During one of my treks through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew. We were compelled to live on food and water for several days.” ~ W. C. Fields
  35. “The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist” ~ Carl Levin
  36. “Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan, helped them build their own army.” ~ Bulent Ecevit

  37. “Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  38. “There’s no country in the world that’s more devastated from natural resources than Afghanistan.” ~ Jim Fowler
  39. “Romania will continue to fulfil its obligations in Afghanistan and Iraq.” ~ Traian Basescu
  40. “To leave Afghanistan as a playground for terrorists and adventurers was simply not possible anymore.” ~ Lakhdar Brahimi

  41. “When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.” ~ Rudyard Kipling
  42. “As for the United States’ future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors – the Soviets and, before them, the British.” ~ Mohammed Omar
  43. “I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation’s interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation’s interest.” ~ George W. Bush
  44. “According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979.” ~ Zbigniew Brzezinski

  45. “When was the last time the United States won a war? You know, it lost in Vietnam. It’s lost in Afghanistan. It’s lost in Iraq. And it will not be able to contain the situation. It is hemorrhaging. It is now – you know, of course you can continue with drone attacks, and you can continue these targeted killings, but on the ground, a situation is being created which no army – not America, not anybody – can control. And it’s just, you know, a combination of such foolishness, such a lack of understanding of culture in the world.” ~ Arundhati Roy
  46. “The reality of Canadian history is that we’ve been willing to do the important things the world demanded of us: fighting in World War II, in Korea, in the Balkans, where we were involved in offensive military operations, and in Afghanistan, where we have made disproportionate contributions.” ~ Chris Alexander
  47. “I have very fond memories of my childhood in Afghanistan, largely because my memories, unlike those of the current generation of Afghans, are untainted by the spectre of war, landmines, and famine.” ~ Khaled Hosseini
  48. “I am now concerned with women’s issues in a different way: women from Afghanistan, from Cambodia.” ~ Emma Bonino

  49. “The American administration is trying to achieve any gain in the shadow of the embarrassment hitting it because of its failures in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine after the failure of Israel’s war on Lebanon and the retreat of America’s project in the region.” ~ Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah
  50. “There’s an enormous amount of corruption, and as one American adviser put it to me, “The police in Afghanistan are thugs. We equip them, we train them, and now they are equipped and trained thugs.”” ~ Jeff Merkley
  51. “I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace, regardless of anyone’s position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.” ~ Dave Reichert
  52. “Now I’m doing a film festival for kids and writing a script about a kidnapped journalist in Afghanistan.” ~ Olivia Wilde

  53. “We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education policy in a broken 13th-century country. We are there so the people of Britain and our global interests are not threatened.” ~ Liam Fox
  54. “Last year I traveled to the Middle East to visit with troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.” ~ Kenny Marchant
  55. “The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism.” ~ Asa Hutchinson
  56. “The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of images from the Thirty Years’ War.” ~ Jurgen Habermas

  57. “Now, al Qaeda’s on the run. Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations. The Afghan government is a friendly government that is trying to bring democracy to its people.” ~ Condoleezza Rice
  58. “The mission – the overall mission is to dismantle and defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda. But we have to make sure there’s not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan.” ~ Michael Mullen
  59. “Where’s the progress that we’re going to see in Afghanistan? You have to keep public support both on the economy and the war or these things will really become troubling.” ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin
  60. “Afghanistan is a land-locked country.” ~ Lakhdar Brahimi

  61. “Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.” ~ Paul Cellucci
  62. “Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care.” ~ Anthony Principi
  63. “But also, there are no films being made about Afghanistan.” ~ Mohsen Makhmalbaf

  64. “Clinton has more important things to worry about. He not only risks being destroyed historically, like Afghanistan’s Buddha statues; he also could end up going to jail.” ~ Ed Koch
  65. “I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad…until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people.” ~ Mohammed Omar

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