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" I don't envy my teachers. I used to preach to them. "
" There is an intimacy and trust that is needed between leaders, between their assistants and advisers. Usually, you have the real substance behind closed doors; and the press conferences, you have niceties, nice photo ops. "
" I hate the idea that talking security is Likud and right wing, and talking about peace is left wing and Labor and Kadima. The whole idea is to find a way to bridge: to find a way to have security and peace together. "
" The last thing that Israel needs is to be part of the internal agenda in the United States between Republicans and Democrats. "
" I'm not asking myself, 'How I can be different from Netanyahu?' because I am different, and Kadima is different from Likud, by its own nature. "
" Relations between countries are built on values and interests and many other things, but at the end of the day, leaders are also only human beings. "
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" Democracy is not only the right to vote, it is also about not resorting to violence in order to reach political goals and respecting agreements signed by former governments. "
" I was by Ariel Sharon's side on the day it was decided to form Kadima. It was founded in aim to create a government of hope and responsibility. "
" A romantic relationship requires honesty between a couple. "
" Politically, the ultraorthodox represent a small portion of the Israeli society. "
" Without strong Arab backing, it will be hard, if not impossible, for a Palestinian leader to reach peace with Israel. "
" When we distinguish between Israel's right to defend itself and settlements, then we legitimize its security needs; when we distinguish between isolated settlements and the blocs, then we legitimize the settlement blocs. "
" When I was young, I went to the Sinai and worked as a waitress. "
" An Israeli soldier is raised on values of respecting human life, and they don't change their values when they turn 18 and enter the army. "
" I am good at persuading people. In convincing the other, I try to start from their point of view so it's easier for me to find a common denominator. "
" I believe that democracy is about values before it is about voting. These values must be nurtured within society and integrated into the electoral process itself. "
" I have come to fight for peace, and I will not give my hand to those who try to turn the word 'peace' into a dirty one. "
" Radical groups can become legitimate political players in the democratic process if they accept core democratic principles and abandon the use of force as a political tool. Or they can maintain armed terrorist militias in order to threaten their neighbors and intimidate their people. The international community should not allow them to do both. "
" A leader in any place must ask himself who he identifies with, with which values, and towards what goals. "
" It's important to be the gatekeeper against dangerous ideas. "
" My husband is in branding. He brands places - cities, institutions. "
" After I retire, I have my own vision, which is not connected to the state of Israel. It's about me, living near the sea, and maybe writing something about the past. "
" Israel was established as a homeland for the Jewish people and embraced all the Jews who had to leave Arab states. This should be also the true meaning of the future Palestinian state. It should be the answer for the Palestinians wherever they are - those who live in the territories, and those who are being kept as political cards in refugee camps. "
" I want Israel to be a normal state, part of the international community, part of the free world, but unique in terms of the Jewish people. I want both. "
" As leaders, we in Israel must take into account the concerns of diaspora Jewry. Israel is strong enough to take criticism from within the family of Jews who say, 'OK, we disapprove of Israeli policy, but we stand firm for Israel.' "
" There is the worldview of Greater Israel, the worldview of settlements: to send citizens to live in those places. That's not about security; that's not about the army. That's about an ideology that believes we need to stay in all of the Land of Israel. I don't share that ideology. "
" I want Israel to have borders. For that, I need a map. I need a map on which our borders are specified. "
" For me, it is clear that when it comes to the need of Israel to defend itself, the role of the United States of America is crucial. "
" The world cannot afford a nuclear Iran. "
" Turkey knows the importance of its ties with Israel; it knows it's in the same moderate camp with Israel, the moderate Palestinians and other Muslim countries, and the threat to Turkey is not from us. "
" Supporting the war on terror is not an anti-Palestinian act. It is anti-terror. "