I was influenced by surrealist poetry and painting as were thousands of other people, and it seems to me to have become a part of the way I write, but it’s not.
The State of Israel is not collapsing and will not collapse.
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose.
To the citizens of Israel, I say: we have passed difficult years, faced the most painful experiences and overcame them. The future lies before us. We are required to take difficult and controversial steps, but we must not miss the opportunity to try to achieve what we have wished for, for so many years: security, tranquillity and peace.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man’s enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion.
Politics is there the way men and women are there, the way the Atlantic Ocean is there. Sometimes I’ve written about politics specifically, I mean about politics as it’s understood on television and in newspapers.
I don’t see any situation where Israel will not be sitting on the Golan Heights.
I believe that Israel is much stronger than many of its leaders.
I wonder if I ever thought of an ideal reader… I guess when I was in my 20s and in New York and maybe even in my early 30s, I would write for my wife Janice… mainly for my poet friends and my wife, who was very smart about poetry.