David Ben-Gurion Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by David Ben-Gurion

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David Ben-Gurion quotes: Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist. Anyone who doesn't believe in miracles is not a realist.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: To shatter even the largest stones on earth, it takes only a small quantity of explosive powder. To shatter even the largest stones on earth, it takes only a small quantity of explosive powder.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert. If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: It's not a matter of maintaining the status quo. We have to create a dynamic state, oriented towards expansion. It's not a matter of maintaining the status quo. We have to create a dynamic state, oriented towards expansion.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: To be realistic, you have to believe in miracles. To be realistic, you have to believe in miracles.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: After eighty, there are no enemies, only survivors. After eighty, there are no enemies, only survivors.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Which are you first, a Jew or an American? A Jew. Which are you first, a Jew or an American? A Jew.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism. Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs. Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: We must expel Arabs and take their places. We must expel Arabs and take their places.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Referring to Palestinian refugees: We must do everything in our power to ensure that they never return. Referring to Palestinian refugees: We must do everything in our power to ensure that they never return.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence. Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: The Arabs will have to go, but one needs an opportune moment for making it happen, such as a war. The Arabs will have to go, but one needs an opportune moment for making it happen, such as a war.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles. In Israel, in order to be a realist, you must believe in miracles.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: It is only in Hebrew that you feel the full meaning of it all the associations which a different word has. It is only in Hebrew that you feel the full meaning of it
all the associations which a different word has.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: The most dangerous enemy to Israel's security is the intellectual inertia of those who are responsible for security. The most dangerous enemy to Israel's security is the intellectual inertia of those who are responsible for security.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: We must do everything to ensure they [the Palestinian refugees] never do return We must do everything to ensure they [the Palestinian refugees] never do return
David Ben-Gurion quotes: What matters is not what the goyim say, but what the Jews do. What matters is not what the goyim say, but what the Jews do.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: Thought is a strenuous art - few practice it, and then only at rare times. Thought is a strenuous art - few practice it, and then only at rare times.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: We consider that the United Nations' ideal is a Jewish ideal. We consider that the United Nations' ideal is a Jewish ideal.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: The test of democracy is freedom of criticism. The test of democracy is freedom of criticism.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: If the antisemites want to hate, let them hate, and let them go to hell. If the antisemites want to hate, let them hate, and let them go to hell.
David Ben-Gurion quotes: From Jewish terrorism against Arabs it is a short step to Jewish terrorism against Jews. From Jewish terrorism against Arabs it is a short step to Jewish terrorism against Jews.