Don't be humble, you're not that great.
I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating institution in the world.
As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say, but I can say they are certainly no worse.
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
Your own soul is nourished when you are kind, it is destroyed when you are cruel
We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.
Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God;
only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.
I know me, and those close to me know me.
But sadly, the outside world thinks I'm some kind of a crook.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
I am certain that I speak on behalf of my entire nation when I say: September 11th we are all Americans - in grief, as in defiance.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either.
Old age is like flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!
I recommend the art of slow reading.
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.
Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
Being seventy is not a sin.
If I did not believe God healed, I'd quit tomorrow and go get a job.
The day is coming when there will not be one sick saint in the body of Christ.
Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.
A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.
The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations - Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others - were natives of Europe and America.
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.
In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
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.
Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.
Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom.
A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
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.
Because we are continually growing in the Lord, preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord's correction.
I'm an open book.
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance.
A merry heart doeth good like medicine.
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.
I did my military service from 1989 - 92 and I was never shot at or had to fire on anybody. I was very lucky. I was more involved in intelligence and counter-intelligence.
There's no difference between one's killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It's exactly the same thing, or even worse.
Television has made dictatorship impossible but democracy unbearable.
Except when war is waged in a desert, noncombatants, also known as civilians or "the people," constitute the great majority of those affected.
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys.
Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be.
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals.
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.
Einstein explained his theory to me every day, and on my arrival I was fully convinced that he understood it.
The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.