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.
Category Archive: Golda Meir
Even paranoids have real enemies.
Don’t be humble… you’re not that great.
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon – no alternative.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say – but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this.
We don’t thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with.
You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself.