1. 10

    I think that this is the first war in history that on the morrow the victors sued for peace and the vanquished called for unconditional surrender.

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  2. 9

    Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.

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  3. 8

    Lest Arab governments be tempted out of sheer routine to rush into impulsive rejection, let me suggest that tragedy is not what men suffer but what they miss.

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  4. 7

    One of the chief tasks of any dialogue with the Gentile world is to prove that the distinction between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism is not a distinction at all.

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  5. 6

    Zionism is nothing more, but also nothing less, than the Jewish People's sense of origin and destination in the Land linked eternally with its name. It is also the instrument whereby the Jewish Nation seeks an authentic fulfillment of itself.

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  6. 5

    The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.

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  7. 4

    A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.

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  8. 3

    Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.

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  9. 2

    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.

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  10. 1

    History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.

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  11. Last Update: 11 April 2021

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