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Let me tell you the one thing I have against Moses.
He took us forty years into the desert in order to bring
us to the one place in the Middle East that has no oil!
In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise.
Either you be or you don't be.
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative.
In Jewish history there are no coincidences.
We have guarded the Book for thousands of years and it has guarded us.
Three things have charm: a place to its residents, a woman to her husband, a bargain to its customer, and some say, also, the Torah to its students.
Woe to the man who says 'Peace be upon my soul!'
and does not join the community in its hour of trouble.
David, King of Israel, lives on for ever!
As earnestly as David prayed that he should not fall into Saul's hands, so prayed he that Saul fall not into his.
Three things the Lord has kept from His people: the hour of death, the Day of Judgement and the reward of good deeds.
Israel's salvation will come through prophets, not diplomats.
It is easier to take a Jew out of exile
than to take exile out of the Jew.
The exiles will be gathered in only at the price of faith.
When Israel is in trouble, the Lord, as it were,
is troubled, too.
One people, one Land and one language.
For the Jews the advantage of Hebrew over other languages is that it is the natural garment of Judaism.
Just as the nation creates its own history, so, too,
is it created by it.
Any man that has a heart will long for homeland
more than for his sustenance.
Three things are best beloved by a man:
homeland, children, and life.
It is not the place that honors its man,
but the man that honors his place.
By wisdom a house is built,
and by understanding established.
A great people cannot live without an ideal.
Independence is never given to a people, it has to be earned; and, once earned, must be defended.