Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
  • Born: October 28, 1956
  • Nationality: Iranian
  • Profession: University Professor









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Britain and America won the last world war. We will win the next world war. War & Peace
I will put Iran’s oil income on people’s dinner table. Energy ;Environment & Environmentalism
If you want to have good relations with the Iranian people in the future, you should acknowledge the right and the might of the Iranian people, and you should bow and surrender to the might of the Iranian people. If you do not accept this, the Iranian people will force you to bow and surrender. States. Nations & Nationhood
In Iran, we don't have homosexuals, like in your country. Human Nature
It is inconceivable for anyone who calls himself a Muslim and who heads an Islamic state to maintain relations under the table with the regime that occupied Jerusalem. Diplomacy & Diplomats
Liberalism and Western-style democracy have not been able to help realize the ideals of humanity. Today, these two concepts have failed. Those with insight can already hear the sounds of the shattering and fall of the ideology and thoughts of the liberal democratic systems. Whether we like it or not, the world is gravitating towards faith in the Almighty and justice and the will of God will prevail over all things. Religion & God
The Middle East conflict has become the locus of the final war between Muslims and the West Terrorism
The U.S and England are not worthy of security council membership. Those who want good relations with the Iranian people should bow and surrender to its right and might. United Nations
The United Nations Security Council is there to protect the interest of the Americans and the British. United Nations ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
The United States is trying to hide its defeats and failures. And that’s why it is pointing its finger at us. Diplomacy & Diplomats
Today nuclear weapons are a blunt instrument. Problems cannot be solved through bombs. They are of little use. We need logic. Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
Today, victory in Palestine has become a matter of life and death for the Islamic world. If the occupiers stay on even one inch of Palestinian soil, the goal of Palestine will not be realized. Religion & God
We did not have a revolution in order to have a democracy. Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance
We do not have any homosexuals in Iran. Discrimination & Prejudice
Women in Iran enjoy the highest levels of freedom. Equality & Equal Opportunity
Anybody who recognizes Israel will burn in the fire of the Islamic nation's fury.
Cooperation and collaboration among nations and countries can help in the process of development of promoting welfare as well as bringing peace and stability. War & Peace
Crime against the individual is the equivalent of crime against humanity.
Every year, millions of people from Iran and Iraq travel to each other's countries, and we also have marriages between Iraqis and Iranians. Many Iranians were born in Iraq, and many Iraqis were born in Iran. This is a kind of special, cordial amicable ties. Travel
For hundreds of years Iranians have been migrating to many parts of the world. They took Islamic culture to other parts of the world and established it there.
For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights. Respect
Fortunately, Iranians are politically active worldwide.
Fundamentally, I do agree, certainly, people must be allowed to express their own opinions freely. Freedom is part of the essential rights of all nations. Freedom & Liberty
Global equations undergo changes, this is their nature. Nature
Governments and nations should sit together and resolve issues. Reforms must be reached through understanding. But others should not interfere.
I believe the people of the U.S. are peace-loving people.
I cannot determine what people or nations should do, but I do think that extremism gives birth to following and subsequent extremism.
I do believe that all of the world needs reform. The reform must take place everywhere.
I do hope that all nations can live in complete security and welfare. Hope
I pass no judgment about historic events. I defend the human freedoms. Whatever event has taken place throughout history, or hasn't taken place, I cannot judge that. History
I think everyone must settle for what is in the parameter of their own rights. No one must have an evil intention toward the territorial benefit or integrity of other nations.
I'm an academic. I teach at the university, and that's where I will go back to.
I'm not in charge of judgments in Iran. The judicial system in Iran is an independent body of its own, and it follows the laws, and it must operate according to the law.
In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world.
In Iran, people are free to express their views. Every day, some people criticize the policies of the government. Government
Iranians defend and present their Islamic and Iranian identity to other people worldwide.
It is not just for a few states to sit and veto global approvals.
Nuclear energy is the scientific achievement of the Iranian nation.
Of course what is talked about in the U.N. General Assembly is very important. Officials, the leaders of nations, appear there to speak of the most important topics - what they perceive to be the most important topics.
One can not impede scientific progress. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats. History
Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't. Time
Our nation is today a powerful nation.
People should have freedom in their pilgrimages and tours. They should come and visit historical monuments and sites - let's say the sites around Iran - where they can easily engage in wide- scale contacts with others. Freedom & Liberty
Prior to the United Nations even being formed, Palestine was a country. But the right of the Palestinian people were trampled, and unfortunately, international organizations contributed to those rights being trampled.
Show me one dictatorship in the world that has not been supported by the United States government or some European governments. It almost doesn't exist. I think a dictatorship and hegemony are part of the same phenomenon. Government
Technical knowledge has now become an integral aspect of the Iranian psyche. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
The best world is one in which all countries cooperate with one another to kind of meet each other's needs and be partners in the process.
The establishment of Zionist regime was a move by the world oppressor against the Islamic world.
The government of Iran has no problem with the American nation. Government
The skirmishes in the occupied land are part of the war of destiny. The outcome of hundreds of years of war will be defined in Palestinian land. War & Peace
The system of domination is founded on depriving nations of their true identity. It seeks to deprive nations of their culture, identity, self-confidence and in this way dominate them.
The UN structure is one-sided, stacked against the world of Islam.
The United States' administrations... must recognize that Iran is a big power. Having said that, we consider ourselves to be a human force and a cultural power and hence a friend of other nations. We have never sought to dominate others or to violate the rights of any other country. Power
The wave of the Islamic revolution will soon reach the entire world.
The Zionists are very much, very adventuresome, very much seeking to fabricate things, and I think they see themselves at the end of the line, and I do firmly believe that they seek to create new opportunities for themselves and their adventurous behaviors.
Those who insist on having hostilities with us, kill and destroy the option of friendship with us in the future, which is unfortunate because it is clear the future belongs to Iran and that enmities will be fruitless. Future ;Friendship
Today, the Muslim world is the poorest of the global powers.
We are not afraid of nuclear weapons. The point is that if we had in fact wanted to build a nuclear bomb, we are brave enough to say that we want it. But we never do that.
We believe that visa quotas should be lifted and people should visit anywhere they wish freely.
We desire an expansion of relations with regional states and the establishment of extensive public contacts.
We do believe that freedom, the right to choose, the right to vote, respect and justice is the fundamental right of all people. All people must obtain these rights. Respect ;Freedom & Liberty
We have a relationship with Syria, an old relationship. We also have good relations with the people of Syria, with all segments of the population. This is the situation as well in Iraq and other countries.
We see today that there is a growing understanding in the international community that the extremist regime in Tehran is not just Israel's problem, but rather an issue that the entire international community must grapple with.
We've never been anti-Semitic.