I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
Being seventy is not a sin.
To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don’t be.
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.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present.
It’s no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.