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" A civilization, a culture, cannot survive without passion, cannot be saved without passion. "
" When my father was arrested, we didn't know where they had him. My mother found him at the house of torture. It was called Villa Triste. "
" I defend Israel's right to exist, to defend themselves, to not let themselves be exterminated a second time. "
" Khomeini was not a puppet like Arafat or Qaddafi or the many other dictators I met in the Islamic world. He was a sort of Pope, a sort of king - a real leader. "
" This Islam business kidnapped me. "
" We must take positions. Our weakness in the West is born of the fact of so-called 'objectivity.' Objectivity does not exist - it cannot exist!... The word is a hypocrisy which is sustained by the lie that the truth stays in the middle. No, sir: Sometimes truth stays on one side only. "
" What are the symbols of American strength, wealth, power and modernity? Certainly not jazz and rock and roll, not chewing-gum or hamburgers, Broadway or Hollywood. It's their skyscrapers. Their Pentagon. Their science. Their technology. "
" The more democratic and open a society is, the more it's exposed to terrorism. The more a country is free, not governed by a police regime, the more it risks hijackings or massacres like the ones that took place for many years in Italy and Germany and other parts of Europe. "
" Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare. "
" Without Khomeini, we would not be where we are. What a pity that, when pregnant with him, his mother did not choose to have an abortion. "
" The moment you give up your principles, and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period. "
" I cry, sometimes, because I'm not 20 years younger, and I'm not healthy. But if I were, I would even sacrifice my writing to enter politics. "
" Arafat contradicts himself every five minutes. He always plays the double-cross, lies even if you ask him what time it is. "
" To speak of oneself means to lay bare one's own soul, expose it like a body to the sun. To lay bare one's own soul is not at all like taking off one's brassiere on a crowded beach! "
" The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe is directly proportional to our loss of freedom. "
" I am a danger to myself if I get angry. "
" I am an atheist, and if an atheist and a pope think the same things, there must be something true. It's that simple! "
" Is it right to shoot the poor prostitute or a woman who is unfaithful to her husband, or a man who loves another man? "
" I was a little girl fighting as a partisan against Nazi-Fascism. "
" We are an age without leaders. We stopped having leaders at the end of the 20th century. "
" It is the mainspring of life, courage. And courage has many faces. "
" I've always disliked kamikazes, that is, people who commit suicide in order to kill others. Starting with the Japanese ones from World War II. I never considered them Pietro Miccas who torch the powder and go up with the citadel in order to block the arrival of the enemy troops at Torino. I never considered them soldiers. "
" The larger truth, the universal truth that you can give in a novel, is far greater than what you can give through journalism. "
" The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization. "
" My soldier weapon is the weapon of truth. "
" War is something Arafat sends others to do for him. That is, the poor souls who believe in him. This pompous incompetent caused the failure of the Camp David negotiations, Clinton's mediation. "
" I have always looked on disobedience toward the oppressive as the only way to use the miracle of having been born. "
" You cannot govern, you cannot administrate, with an ignoramus. "
" America's vulnerability comes precisely from its strength, its wealth, its power and its modernity. It's the usual story of the dog chasing its own tail. "
" It must be terribly lonely to be a king instead of a man. "
" I have never met a man more shy than Clark Gable. He was so shy, you couldn't make him talk. "