Quotations on Israel

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I can certainly put myself in Israel's shoes. They are humans just like we are. They want peace and security inside their borders.
- Mahmoud Abbas
(Keywords: Peace, Israel, Security, Want)

The idea that you can make love and not war really is pretty neat. That thing in Korea, the thing in Israel - that's all over the world. There must be a new way of thinking.
- F. Murray Abraham
(Keywords: Love, War, Idea, Israel, Pretty, Thinking, World)

At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Keywords: Age, Work, Israel, Land)

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land, I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Keywords: Cities, Israel, Land, Result, Rome)

Israel does not care about the international public opinion.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Care, Israel, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.
- Bashar al-Assad
(Keywords: Control, American, Israel, Will)

The Holocaust is a central event in many people's lives, but it also has become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it. Besides, in Israel, everyone carries a biography deep inside him.
- Aharon Appelfeld
(Keywords: People, Biography, Deep, End, Israel, Metaphor, Writing)

We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Life, Israel, Population, State, Will)

Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Peace, War, Destruction, Generations, Israel, Will)

Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
- Nnamdi Azikiwe
(Keywords: People, Fight, Heroism, Israel, World)

Pakistan has not recognized Israel... any such decision would be taken in supreme national interests after due consultation of the parliament.
- Shaukat Aziz
(Keywords: Decision, Israel, Parliament)

Until 1956, America treated Israel not much differently from other friendly states.
- George Ball
(Keywords: America, Israel, states)

The question is no longer whether the United States should contribute to assuring Israel's survival and prosperity; that goes without saying.
- George Ball
(Keywords: Survival, Israel, Prosperity, Question, Saying, states, United)

Not only must Americans admire Israel, there can be no doubt that we have an interest in, and special responsibility for, that valiant nation.
- George Ball
(Keywords: Americans, Doubt, Interest, Israel, Nation, Responsibility)

Israel is still the only country in the world against which there is a written document to the effect that it must disappear.
- Menachem Begin
(Keywords: Country, Effect, Israel, World)

I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community.
- Harry Belafonte
(Keywords: Community, Israel, Right, State)

Our Christian conviction is that Christ is also the messiah of Israel. Certainly it is in the hands of God how and when the unification of Jews and Christians into the people of God will take place.
- Pope Benedict XVI
(Keywords: God, People, Christian, Conviction, Israel, Will)

American foreign policy has been - and must continue to be - based on unequivocal support for Israel's right to exist and to be free from terror.
- Howard Berman
(Keywords: Policy, American, Foreign policy, Israel, Right, Support, Terror)

Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel.
- Earl Blumenauer
(Keywords: Friend, Congress, Future, Israel, Opposition, Security, Terror, United)

The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Peace, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Principles, states, Support, United)

Since its first day as a nation, Israel has lived under a cloud of aggression from militant extremists and hostile neighboring governments.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Aggression, Day, First, Israel, Nation)

The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Peace, Destruction, Israel, Violence, Want)

We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Peace, Friends, Israel, State, Support, Terrorism, Violence, Will, World)

I contend that Bush would be a lot more moderate if there weren't some fundamentalists breathing down his neck every time he wants to establish the state of Israel, every time he wants to do justice for the Palestinian people.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Time, People, Israel, Justice, State)

My theology is such that the God who loves Israel and will not forsake Israel - which is why I want to see Israel have a secure nation with secure borders - also loves the Palestinians.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: God, Israel, Nation, Theology, Want, Will)

I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel's security or advances U.S. national interests.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Children, Israel, Security, Treatment)

We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only access to the region's wealth, but we would be able to ensure the security of our good friend Israel.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: Friend, Wealth, Israel, Participation, Security, Stability)

There is little doubt that Iran is on a mission to rebuild its nuclear weapons and use that capability to wreak havoc and destruction on Israel and others throughout the world.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Destruction, Doubt, Israel, Mission, Weapons, World)

We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: People, Values, American, Commitment, Future, Israel, Solution, states, United, World)

American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.
- William J. Clinton
(Keywords: Home, America, American, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Liberty, Nations, Symbol)

The State of Israel has faced obstacles and challenges to its very survival, with conventional military attacks leading the way to suicide bombers who have killed innocent Israeli men, women, and children.
- Jerry Costello
(Keywords: Men, Women, Survival, Children, Israel, Leading, Military, Obstacles, State, Suicide)

Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest. Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the Arab armies to conquer our land.
- Moshe Dayan
(Keywords: Purpose, Conquest, Israel, Land, Soldiers)

It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.
- Moshe Dayan
(Keywords: Power, Policy, Strength, Cause, Israel, Weakness)

On the other hand, the vast majority of all westernized countries, including every single European country along with Israel and Japan, do not offer birthright citizenship.
- Nathan Deal
(Keywords: Citizenship, Countries, Country, Israel, Majority)

In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel's fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery.
- Tom DeLay
(Keywords: People, Congress, Earth, Fight, Israel, states, United)

I've always thought that if Israel really wanted to solve the problem, they'd just start tomorrow and push right to the Jordan River, and anything in their way goes. They don't need America or someone else to help.
- Bruce Dern
(Keywords: Thought, America, Help, Israel, Right, Tomorrow)

I have been defending Israel's right to exist, and to defend itself against terrorism, for many years-on college campuses, in television appearances and in debate.
- Alan Dershowitz
(Keywords: College, Debate, Israel, Right, Television, Terrorism, Years)

In 1975 I was among a group of blacks who formed the Black Americans in Support of Israel Committee.
- David Dinkins
(Keywords: Americans, Committee, Israel, Support)

The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures - as a survival mechanism - the only Nazi country in the world is Israel.
- David Duke
(Keywords: Survival, Country, Israel, Trying, World)

The greatest king of Israel, King David, the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in battle so that he could sleep with his wife.
- Robert Duvall
(Keywords: Wife, Battle, Israel, Man, Sleep)

There are a lot of other terrorist targets we ought to be focusing on. Well, there is Syria, for example, which is pumping through - because of Iran, is pumping weapons on into Hezbollah and so forth - which is then producing a lot of agony in Palestine and in Israel. We ought to be doing a bit to try to stop that.
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Keywords: Example, Israel, Palestine, Weapons)

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions.
- Abba Eban
(Keywords: Earth, Israel, Resolution, Vote)

Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Life, Men, People, Hope, Europe, Israel, Land, State, Will)

Well, first of all, we now have everybody with the exception of India, Pakistan, and Israel, and I don't think these three countries are going to join by simply providing them an incentive, in terms of technology.
- Mohamed ElBaradei
(Keywords: Technology, Countries, First, Israel, Now)

Invariably, also a Palestinian state should live side by side with Israel within recognized and secure borders and the security and prosperity of the Palestinian people must be guaranteed.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: People, Israel, Prosperity, Security, State)

A lasting solution to this problem will have an exceptionally positive influence foremost on the peoples of Palestine and Israel, as well as on the region and the international community.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan
(Keywords: Positive, Community, Influence, Israel, Palestine, Solution, Will)

I defend Israel's right to exist, to defend themselves, to not let themselves be exterminated a second time.
- Oriana Fallaci
(Keywords: Time, Israel, Right)

If you live in Israel and you see the way life is there and then you go abroad and see the way Israel is reported on, the way that Israel gets reported on night after night is simply pictures of bombings or military actions.
- Douglas Feith
(Keywords: Life, Actions, Israel, Military, Night)

Many of the Europeans who want Israel to go away don't even know why they do. Nearly a third of those interviewed concede they have no idea what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about. It's enough to know that Israelis are Jews.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Idea, Conflict, Israel, Want)

My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
- Gerald R. Ford
(Keywords: Morality, Commitment, Future, Israel, Security, Self)



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