I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air.
You know, I said in the U.N., I said to President Abbas, ‘Look, we’re in the same city, we’re in the same building, for God’s sake, the U.N. Let’s just sit down and begin to talk peace.’
‘Theogony’ should be read before the great Homeric epics because it gives an account of the cosmology that is taken for granted by Homer. It does for paganism what the Old Testament attempted to do for monotheism.
Not one man in a thousand has the strength of mind or the goodness of heart to be an atheist.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions form our true honor.
I’m not consumed with political machinations.
Swans sing before they die – ’twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing.
The purpose of the Jewish state is to secure the Jewish future. That is why Israel must always have the ability to defend itself, against any threat.