Arab Quotes

The Arabs are a backwards people who eat nothing but Camel dung.

Listening to the Walkman is about the only fun American troops are having in a place where there’s no booze and most of the women either are covered with the front hall rug or they outrank you. By now every American soldier has listened to every cassette and CD in Saudi Arabia at least twice.

Forget Reds under the Bed, there’s Arabs in the Attic.

I stopped in one of the oasis towns to get gas and some more Coke cans to throw out the window. There was a Bedouin kid about fourteen years old at the little store there. Most Saudis are – whether they take their socks off during ablution or not – fastidiously clean, and they are […]

Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.

Personally, I’m coming back to the United States as a big supporter of atomic power. It’s worth the risk just to make sure that this part of the world never has any political, strategic or economic significance again. That done, we can use the Middle East for the purpose to which it is so ideally […]

Time and again these governments have rejected proposals today, and longed for them tomorrow.

On Thursday afternoon, February 28th, about six hours after the U.S. declared a cease-fire, the victorious armies began to roll into Kuwait City. The Arab contingents were firing their guns in the air and the Kuwaiti Resistance fighters responded by firing their guns in the air and then the other Kuwaitis picked up all the […]

I do not find that the age or country makes the least difference; no, nor the language the actors spoke, nor the religion which they professed, whether Arab in the desert or Frenchman in the Academy. I see that sensible men and conscientious men all over the world were of one religion.

If we want to demoralize the population of Iraq and sap their will to fight, we ought to show them videotapes of the South Bronx, Detroit City and the West Side of Chicago. Take a look, you Iraqis – this is what we do to our own cities in peacetime. Just think what we’re going […]