Quotes by King Abdullah II

If you believe that the killing of innocent people is right, then you are not part of my future.
– King Abdullah II
I think the success of democracy is not really police security it's the presence of a broad middle class. The stronger the middle class of a people is, the less you have to worry about one group coming in and exploiting the democratic process for its own ends.
– King Abdullah II
I think the debate in our society now is that people have to agree on zero-tolerance to terrorism.
– King Abdullah II
I hope that none of the countries in the Middle East are planning anything but the peaceful utilization of nuclear energy.
– King Abdullah II
I have the responsibility of over four million people, and I am in a position to do good, to be able to bring about a new life for my people, and I will continue to move in that direction. It's a burden, but it needs to be done, and you have to have the courage and wisdom to see it through.
– King Abdullah II
I don't think the Middle East could afford another war.
– King Abdullah II
For me, I am left leaning when it comes to health and education, on the right when it comes to defense. So I don't know where I come on the political spectrum. And I think this the challenge that a lot of Jordanians have to deal with.
– King Abdullah II
Blowing up buses will not induce the Israelis to move forward, and neither will the killing of Palestinians or the demolition of their homes and their future. All this needs to stop. And we pledge that Jordan will do its utmost to help achieve it.
– King Abdullah II
At the end of the day we want to bring stability and hope to Iraq. That's the only way to defeat terrorism.
– King Abdullah II