When it comes to matters of war and peace, we must not act rashly.
The Palestinians should have understood by now that what they haven’t gotten today they won’t be given tomorrow.
I think that Hezbollah, no doubt that they work together with the Syrians.
I prefer to stay with Likud. I think I have to be in the party I managed to build.
I call on the Western democracies and primarily on the leader of the free world, the United States: Do not repeat the dreadful mistake of 1938, when enlightened European democracies decided to sacrifice Czechoslovakia for a convenient temporary solution… Israel will not be Czechoslovakia.
The power of a person derives not from the office he occupies but from a clear sense of direction and aspiration and from a willingness to struggle for his ways and beliefs.
I was born in the Land of Israel, the son of pioneers – people who tilled the land and sought no fights – who did not come to Israel to dispossess its residents.
David Ben-Gurion understood that the public’s trust is given to a leader in order to lead, determine clear goals and make difficult decisions. The fate of the people and the good of the state guided him, not polls, media treatment or measures of prestige.
For me, peace should provide security to the Jewish people.
I established the Likud to serve a national idea and provide hope to the people of Israel, but it unfortunately can no longer do that.