The reason a poet is a poet is to write poems, not to advertise himself as a poet.
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.
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.
Don’t forget that compared to a grownup person every baby is a genius. Think of the capacity to learn! The freshness, the temperament, the will of a baby a few months old!
We don’t thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
It is the privilege of those who fear love to murder those who do not fear it!