Optimists and pessimists die the exact same death, but they live very different lives!
The most important thing in life is to dare.
The most complicated thing in life is to be afraid. The smartest thing in the world is to try to be a moral person.
When you have two alternatives, the first thing you have to do is to look for the third that you didn't think about, that doesn't exist.
It's better to be controversial for the right reasons, than to be popular for the wrong reasons.
I read when I get up in the morning, when I can during the day and every single evening. Most of my weekends are spent reading great books. Books are my constant companions. If you eat three times a day you'll be fed. But if you read three times a day you'll be wise.
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind, it is destroyed when you are cruel
You don't make peace with friends. You make it with very unsavory enemies.
When you say, 'I am a Christian,' you are saying, 'I am mashiach,' in the Hebrew. I am a little messiah walking on earth, in other words. That is a shocking revelation. ...May I say it like this? You are a little god on earth running around
The Bible warns us clearly that we must not attack men of God no matter how sinful they may have become or wicked in our eyes.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
From my earliest youth, I have known that while one is obliged to plan with care the stages of one's journey, one is entitled to dream, and keep dreaming, of its destination.
Do you know that every unbeliever is filled with a demon spirit?
If you eat three times a day, you become fat.
If you read three times a day, you become wise. It's better to be wise than fat.
You must flow with the will of God, in the service of God, to obtain the power of God.
There will be no sickness for the saint of God.
... If your body belongs to God, it does not and cannot belong to sickness.
God will not move unless I say it. Why? because He has made us coworkers with Him. He set things up that way.
We can forgive [the Arabs] for killing our children.
We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with [the Arabs] when they love their children more than they hate us...
The State of Israel will prove itself not by material wealth, not by military might or technical achievement, but by its moral character and human values.
The present map of Palestine was drawn by the British mandate.
The Jewish people have another map which our youth and adults should strive to fulfill: from the Nile to the Euphrates.
The Holocaust is a great warning to us all.
We shall never forget our sisters and brothers. We have to ensure it is not repeated and to ensure we never go back to the days when humans behaved as beasts. Forgetfulness is a menace, we must remember.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Adam was a super being when God created him.
..he had dominion over the fowls of the air which means he used to fly...well of course how could you have dominion over the birds and not be able to do what they do. Adam flew into space, with one thought he would be on the moon.
Let me first tell you one thing: It doesn't matter what the world says about Israel; it doesn't matter what they say about us anywhere else. The only thing that matters is that we can exist here on the land of our forefathers. And unless we show the Arabs that there is a high price to pay for murdering Jews, we won't survive.
Let us not ignore the truth among ourselves .
.. politically we are the aggressors and they defend themselves... The country is theirs, because they inhabit it, whereas we want to come here and settle down, and in their view we want to take away from them their country.
When we demonstrate our faith in God by our obedience, He not only promises to provide for us, He will provide.
We regard it as our duty to declare that Jewish Jerusalem is an organic and inseparable part of the State of Israel, as it is an inseparable part of the history of Israel, of the faith of Israel.
It's not enough to be up to date, you have to be up to tomorrow.
Jesus Christ knew the only way He would stop Satan is by becoming one in nature with him...He became one with the nature of Satan, so all those who had the nature of Satan can partake of the nature of God.
We were granted the right to exist by the God of our fathers at the glimmer of the dawn of human civilization nearly 4,000 years ago. For that right, which has been sanctified in Jewish blood from generation to generation, we have paid a price unexampled in the annals of the nations.
Since I invoke Torah so often, let me state that I don't personally believe in the God it postulates ... I am not religious, nor were the majority of the early builders of Israel believers. Yet their passion for this land stemmed from the Book of Books ... [The Bible is] the single most important book in my life.
No city in the world, not even Athens or Rome, ever played as great a role in the life of a nation for so long a time, as Jerusalem has done in the life of the Jewish people.
The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria.
The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight.
Why should the Arabs make peace? If I was an Arab leader I would never make terms with Israel. That is natural: we have taken their country. Sure God promised it to us, but what does that matter to them? Our God is not theirs.
I do not bring forgiveness with me, nor forgetfulness.
The only ones who can forgive are dead; the living have no right to forget.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
The new creation is created after God in righteousness and true holiness.
The new man is after God, like God, godlike, complete in Jesus Christ. The new creation is just like God. May I say it like this, "You are a little god on earth running around."
We must do everything to ensure they [the Palestinians] never do return.
The old will die and the young will forget,
Don't be humble... you're not that great.
A Christian state should be established [in Lebanon], with its southern border on the Litani river. We will make an alliance with it. When we smash the Arab Legion's strength and bomb Amman, we will eliminate Transjordan too, and then Syria will fall. If Egypt still dares to fight on, we shall bomb Port Said, Alexandria and Cairo.
Ours is a country built more on people than on territory.
The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen... Their faith is their passport.
Independence is never given to a people, it has to be earned; and, once earned, must be defended.
Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
From the sea came a boat with some Israeli commando soldiers who took me by the commando boat to the yacht and put me on the yacht. In the yacht I asked people, who are you. And they said we are Israelis, French and British.
To defeat ISIS and let Iran get nuclear weapons would be to win the battle and lose the war.
Suffering makes a people greater, and we have suffered much.
We had a message to give the world, but we were overwhelmed, and the message was cut off in the middle. In time there will be millions of us - becoming stronger and stronger - and we will complete the message.
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
We can continue to fight. We can continue to kill - and continue to be killed. But we can also try to put a stop to this never-ending cycle of blood. We can also give peace a chance.