Chief of Police Manfred Schreiber: [Shocked when the terrorists take the helicopter pilots prisoner] What the hell are they doing?

General Zvi Zamir: [Bitterly] They are Arab terrorists. They are breaking their word.

Interior Minister Bruno Merk: Mayor Troger, it's not just Munich - it's our whole country. Six million ghosts have come back to haunt us.

Chief of Police Manfred Schreiber: We have the building surrounded. We're still waiting word from Israel. Until then we're working with one hand.

Avery Brundage: Just so long as it's a firm hand.

Issa: Your German guilt runs deep, hmmm?

Interior Minister Bruno Merk: You, sir, you don't know the meaning of guilt.