A leader who doesn’t hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don’t want victories anymore.
Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon – no alternative.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
Don’t be so humble – you are not that great.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.