A nation writes its history in the image of its ideal.
A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
Better to be disliked than pitied.
Consensus is what many people say in chorus but do not believe as individuals.
History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives.
It is our experience that political leaders do not always mean the opposite of what they say.
Men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other resources.
Playing the game I have learned the meaning of humility. It has given me an understanding of futility of the human effort.
Salvation, the prophets tell us, is preconditioned by repentance. The redeeming act of God waits upon man's initiative.
Science is not a sacred cow. Science is a horse. Don't worship it. Feed it.
The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.
The Jews are the living embodiment of the minority, the constant reminder of what duties societies owe their minorities, whoever they might be.
Tragedy is the difference between what is and what could have been.
You can't achieve anything without getting in someone's way. You can't be detached and effective.
You can't be detached and effective.
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