September 11th Quotes and Sayings

September 11, 2001 is a day no one could and should forget. Let us put aside politics and ideology for a moment to remember the nearly 3000 innocent lives lost on that day. These people were neither political nor ideological; they were merely ordinary people who had lived an ordinary life, until that fateful day. There were also the heroic deeds of NY firefighters, police officers and other public officials who carried out their duty with a great heart. Let us relive what happened on September 11 with this compilation of September 11th quotes and sayings. God bless America!

“On September 11, 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.” George W. Bush

“Understand the causes of terror? Yes, we should try, but let there be no moral ambiguity about this: nothing could ever justify the events of September 11 and it is to turn justice on its head to pretend it could.” Tony Blair

“Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.” Zach Wamp

“In the context of September 11, there were so many that lost their lives that - how do you single out one person? There were so many acts of heroism that day from so many people, whether it be firemen and police officers in New York and our agents also.” Robert Mueller

“September 11 was, and remains, above all an immense human tragedy. But September 11 also posed a momentous and deliberate challenge not just to America but to the world at large. The target of the terrorists was not only New York and Washington but the very values of freedom, tolerance and decency which underpin our way of life.” Tony Blair

“After September 11th, nations from across the globe offered their generous assistance to the people of New York. And whenever our friends around the world need our assistance, New York is there.” George E. Pataki

America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy.” Evan Bayh

“Perhaps September 11 could be called the first historic world event in the strictest sense: the impact, the explosion, the slow collapse - a gruesome reality literally took place in front of a global public.” Jurgen Habermas