The garden is growth and change and that means loss as well as constant new treasures to make up for a few disasters.
Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself.
A leader who doesn’t hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
The more articulate one is, the more dangerous words become.
Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil!
In a total work, the failures have their not unimportant place.
I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
I don’t know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there’s a good English phrase for it – cold war.
Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.