Remembering 9 11 Quotes, Nine years ago today the attack on the Twin Towers changed our lives and the world they once knew.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was quoted recently speaking about the new World Trade Center Museum progress saying “…Sometimes it’s hard to think back on the tragedy that took place on 9/11, but how we came out of that is something that all America should be proud of.”
The 9/11 mosque 300 yards from the WTC Ground Zero is something that is unacceptable to many Americans. Although legal, the appropriateness of placing a muslim place of worship so close to the site where many Americans lost their lives is controversial.
Here are some 9/11 quotes and sayings for today’s memorial.
“Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward and freedom will be defended.” “We will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail,” George W. Bush
“Are you guys ready? Let’s roll!” — Flight 93 passenger Todd Beamer, apparently as a signal to other passengers to attack the hijackers, Sept. 11.
“This mass terrorism is the new evil in our world today. It is perpetrated by fanatics who are utterly indifferent to the sanctity of human life, and we the democracies of this world are going to have to come together and fight it together.” — British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Sept. 11.
“Commending the victims to almighty God’s mercy, I implore his strength upon all involved in rescue efforts and in caring for the survivors.” — Pope John Paul II, Sept. 11.
“We completely condemn this very dangerous attack, and I convey my condolences to the American people, to the American president and to the American administration, not only in my name but on behalf of the Palestinian people.” — Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, Sept. 11.
“We will find those who did it. We will smoke them out of their holes. We’ll get them running, and we’ll bring them to justice.” — Bush, Sept. 15.
“Either you are with us or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded … as a hostile regime.” — Bush, Sept. 20.
“I may never be normal again. But this is my life now. I have to live it.” — Manu Dhingra, 27, a securities broker who suffered burns over a third of his body but was released from the hospital Oct. 2.
“I’ve been in tears all day w / reading all the names of people lost 9-11. 0 (God bless all XO Peace, prayers and blessings! XOXO!”
Melissa Joan Hart
“In this anniversary September 9th, 1911, please remember the people we lost and reflect on the unit felt the consequences!”
Soliel Moon Frye
“My heart goes out to all those lost on 9 / 11 and the loved ones who are still with us.”
“God bless the innocent people and brave heroes of that day nine years ago. I remember the fear, tears, and then … the deep human connection.”
“Please take a moment to remember those who perished on 9/11/01 along with those who have made the last.”
Simon van Kempen
“Two days ago, 9 years, I stayed at the 5th Ave & 31st St-th of the 5th looking for two tall buildings in all our lives flames. Changed 4ever.”
“In recognition of 9 / 11 Please use this as an excuse to support our friends in the Armed Forces www.bff.tv”
“Today is a day to remember those who lost nine years ago… and thank those who risk their lives every day to protect us.”
“My thoughts are with the families of the victims of today 911. And to the relief workers who are suffering the consequences … … 0.9 years ago today as a country experienced great tragedy is happening in tragedy. But Worldwide, our troops in Haiti, Pakistan, and now take a moment to reflect on those who suffer around the world. Embrace them in your thoughts. ”
“Thinking of all those who lost someone on 9 / 11 … I can not believe how long its been. It feels like it was yesterday.”
“Blessings to all the victims families & 911 and for soldiers who have died fighting for our freedom”
“God Bless America…”
“Good morning. Thinking about 9 / 11. Sad today. About to go to college and see the monument Peperdine. ”
“I am proud to be an American 2. Im proud 2 in New York today, walking this sacred land. Praying four families who lost loved ones. <3″
“Thinking in New York today, 11 September, and all the families that still feels like it was yesterday.”
“Recalling the nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on 9 / 11.”
“Today we grieve for those we have lost, honor those who have sacrificed, and do our best to match the values we share.”
“Today is 9 / 11. Never forget the events that took place on this special day & the life we lost in New York! In loving memory!”
“Two days commemorate the anniversary September 9 / 11 attacks, we will never forget the innocent victims & brave Americans who made the ultimate sacrifice”
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims nine years ago. God bless you. It will always be remembered.”
“Today, take a moment to remember all those killed on fanaticism, one horrible morning nine years ago.”
“Stop and observe a minute of silence in honor of all victims of 9 / 11 today.”
“Running to remember the fallen in 9/11- survivors-their families or friends. United We Stand.”
“Gmorn world. Frget NVR 09/11/2001. FAMS police friends of the Fire Department of death … God Bless America”
“Why is the anniversary of September 9 / 11 feels more like the first? There was healing and then blew up the stitches.”
“He was alone with Avery in New York on 9 / 11, Mario was in Italy and could not get home was the scariest day of my life where were you all?”
“9 / 11 never forgets. Pray for those lost, their families and loved ones”
“Remembering the victims of 9 / 11. The love of family and friends. Xx”
“9 / 11…. we will always remember…. God bless you”
“Today is 9-11. It makes me feel lucky to be alive another day. Tell someone you love them.”
“Can not believe it’s been 9 years. The thought of any and all persons affected by the events of 9 / 11. We will never forget. Xo”
“In the saddest anniversary, remembering the life and loss. Pray for the City of New York and the U.S. and grateful for every day.”
“If you have young children, includes” The Man Who Walked between the Towers “by Mordicai Gerstein for tonight before bed.”
September 11, 2001, a day we will never forget. Some quotes from 9/11 memorial website.
We shall never forget
We shall keep this day,
We shall keep the events and the tears
In our minds, our memory and our hearts
and take them with us as we carry on.
I want to extend appreciation to the people who helped organize events for the September 11, 2001 day. A special thank you to all the people who helped donate and helped contribute to the funds. I want to urge that in your September 11 reflections, you will remember the love, the strength, the hope that carried us through and also brings us together today.
“The US bombing campaign may be hurting coalition friends more than Taliban enemies.” Time, Nov 9.
“Stop this Now.” “Is the war already lost?” New Statesman, Oct 15
“Is bin Laden winning the war?” Spectator Oct 20
[The US forces are] “a gigantic death squad” [and Sept 11 is being] “exploited by capitalists”. Environmentalist George Monbiot in the Guardian
[bin Laden acted from the] “highest motives and in the name of freedom”. Jeanette Winterson, author.
[The Sept 11 attacks were] the greatest work of art in the cosmos … compared to that, we composers are nothing.” Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer.
“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate,” said Sandy Dahl, the wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl.