“There’s a Palestine that dwells inside all of us, a Palestine that needs to be rescued: a free Palestine where all people regardless of color, religion, or race coexist; a Palestine where the meaning of the word “occupation” is only restricted to what the dictionary says rather than those plenty of meanings and connotations of death, destruction, pain, suffering, deprivation, isolation and restrictions that Israel has injected the word withPalestin-Remembers-Quotes-from-the-Heart-and-Mind

Refaat Alareer, ‘Gaza Writes Back

“We cannot fight for our rights and our history as well as future until we are armed with weapons of criticism and dedicated consciousness.”
― Edward W. Said

“For if life had taught her anything, it was that healing and peace can begin only with acknowledgment of wrongs committed.”
― Susan Abulhawa, ‘Mornings in Jenin

“My political position springs from my being a novelist. In so far as I am concerned, politics and the novel are an indivisible case and I can categorically state that I became politically committed because I am a novelist, not the opposite.”
― Ghassan Kanafani

“BDS is perhaps the most ambitious, empowering, and promising Palestinian-led global movement for justice and rights. BDS has the capacity to challenge Israel’s colonial rule and apartheid in a morally consistent, effective, and, crucially, intelligent manner.”
― Omar Barghouti, ‘Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights

“I think it was smart that you’re wary of using the word “terrorism,” and if you talk about the cycle of violence, or “an eye for an eye,” you could be perpetuating the idea that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a balanced conflict, instead of a largely unarmed people against the fourth most powerful military in the world.”
― Rachel Corrie, ‘My Name is Rachel Corrie

“There is no other place on this earth where I feel such a strong sense of being a stranger than in my historic homeland.”
― Suad Amiry, ‘Golda Slept Here

“People who call themselves supporters of Israel are actually supporters of its moral degeneration and ultimate destruction.”
― Noam Chomsky

If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them, Their Oil would become Tears

– Mahmoud Darwish