“They said that submission is politics
So show your submission to them
But sweeter than the taste of submission
In my mouth, is the taste of pure poison,
if the enemies steal my kingdom
And the people hand me over
My heart will still be between its ribs
And the ribs won’t have handed over the heart
And I would not be robbed of my noble nature
For is high honor to be plundered?

Politics without constants means nothing but downfall. So, we must hold on to our constants, whether we are practicing politics or plunging into battle


-Dr. Ayman al Zawahiri.