In this post, you will find great Ehud Olmert Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.
I don’t like this terminology that you have no choice. You always have a choice.
The fundamental interest – long-range strategic interest – of the state of Israel is that we will have the international bodies and primarily the United Nations recognize the two-state solution, so that there will never be any doubt as to the right of Israel to have its own Jewish independent state.
Iran is an anti-Semitic, terrorist government.
When you fight for the impossible, sometimes you lose everything.
I love my country more than anything else.
Abu Mazen told me he does not want to change the demographics of Israel.
Israel stands proudly at the forefront of international achievement. The world’s leading corporations – Google, Intel and Motorola, to name but a few – maintain research and development facilities here, and our technology start-ups continue to be acquired by the likes of AOL, eBay and IBM.
The values of democracy, brotherhood, and freedom that constitute the building blocks of American society are also shared by Israeli society, together with the faith in man’s power and ability to change and influence his surroundings.
Look, miracles in the Middle East are a reality.
I understand the importance which the Palestinian society attributes to the issue of prisoners.
Israel is prepared for a compromise. The majority of Israelis understand this compromise will be serious, will be meaningful, and will be painful.
I don’t know that there is one serious American representative that will advise Israel to sit with a terrorist government and negotiate with them.
I’m entirely free of any suspicions or complaints about the Obama administration. I think the Obama administration is very friendly to Israel. I know a lot of the people in the administration, and they are committed to Israel.
What’s the logic of investing millions in agriculture if it will not pay off?
There is nothing that I’d love to do more than negotiate with Palestinians. This is my desire. This is my dream. This is my mission.
In Israel, we are sorry for the loss of life of Turkish citizens in May 2010, when Israel confronted a provocative flotilla of ships bound for Gaza. I am sure that the proper way to express these sentiments to the Turkish government and the Turkish people can be found.
Barack Obama’s journey to the White House has impressed and inspired the entire world.
The United States provides Israel with crucial security and economic aid and invaluable political backing in the international arena.
I never thought that Syria and Israel should engage in a violent confrontation because I don’t think that there is any particular interest for any of us to do it.
As long as there are no negotiations with the Palestinians, Israel is and will continue to be in a difficult situation.
How are fears born? They are born because of differences in tradition and history; they are born because of differences in emotional, political and national circumstances. Because of such differences, people fear they cannot live together.
Emerging from embattled and humble beginnings, the Jewish state has exceeded all expectations for its success and prosperity.
Every prime minister … has the responsibility to provide security for his people.
The history of the Zionist enterprise is well-known: surrounded and outnumbered by hostile neighbours, the nascent Israel was forced to defend itself against invasion and certain destruction.
The Palestinian Authority is ruled by Hamas, an organization committed to vehement anti-Semitism, the glorification of terror, and the total destruction of Israel.
Saudi Arabia is the country that in the end will determine the ability of the Arabs to reach a compromise with Israel.
As a young politician, I voted against the return of Sinai and peace with Egypt. I was mistaken.
Many Palestinians have been living for decades in camps, disconnected from the environment in which they grew up, wallowing in poverty, in neglect, alienation, bitterness, and a deep, unrelenting sense of humiliation.
Political leaders can help change the psychological climate which affects the quality of relationships among people.
As a citizen of a democratic state, I have always believed that when a prime minister is elected in Israel, even those who voted against him at the polls are obligated to desire his success.
Terrorist groups and their extremist state sponsors cannot be fought with kid gloves and flowery words of persuasion. As the U.S. has displayed in Afghanistan and in Iraq, only a vigilant and determined campaign of confrontation can deter and obstruct them.
Israel has the power to protect itself and its citizens.
A bloc of states is emerging that understands that they may have been wrong to think that Israel is the world’s greatest problem.
I want to separate from the Palestinians. I want them to have their independent, separate state on a contiguous territory, and I want Israel to exist, of course, as a Jewish state in its own territory, as an independent state in its own territory. The Palestinian state, the Israeli state, separate. This is my dream.
I want to arrive at the possibility of peace with the Syrians, and when I believe that the conditions are right, I will not miss the opportunity.
Peace is important for Israel.