The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.
— Martin Buber

When fairy tales are written in the west, they're known as folklore. In the east, fairy tales are called religions.
Paul Henderson east quote

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!
— Golda Meir

Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.
— J. R. R. Tolkien

Israel is the only country in the Middle East where Arabs can be elected to the parliament in a democratic election.
— east quotation by Adam Michnik