Quotation by Jimmy Carter

It's almost impossible to deal with a crazy man, except that he does have religious beliefs, and the world of Islam will be damaged if a fanatic like him should commit murder in the name of religion against 60 innocent people.
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.) (b. 1924), U.S. president. Diary, November 6, 1979, quoted in Keeping Faith: Memoirs of President, p. 458, New York: Bantam Books (1982).

Commenting on Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini after students in Iran held American diplomats hostage.
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