Shimon Peres Quotes


48 Shimon Peres quotes:



"They are not as courageous or brave as you think. They are cowards and if they will see strength, they will retreat, ... The minute you appear determined and strong, you will win."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Strength Quotes
"A revolution is needed in the thinking on the state budget. Investments must be made in the Negev, Galilee and Jerusalem in order to save them."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Revolution Quotes
"we would have been in big trouble -- a crisis."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"Whoever has acted in such a manner has suffered the same fate."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Fate Quotes
"promoting fear in the nation."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"In order to monitor an agreement, you have to ... follow an agreement, ... If you have no agreement, what are they going to monitor?"
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"We didn't fly into generalities. We really tried to touch ground, ... Our position is that we don't negotiate under fire but we talk about how to stop fire."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"The demand today is about an international intervention, not a foreign presence, and about a large force. That changes the picture, ... I don't think they will be able to bring peace. Peace will result from direct talks."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Force Quotes
"Labor has a first-rate team, ... I will be happy to be the first among equals, to bring people closer together. If Labor's people are as united as Labor's ideology, there is a good chance of winning the general elections. I'm not a man of 'me, me, me,' but a man of 'we.'"
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"It was very difficult ... yet we found, on many occasions, a way to solve problems."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Problems Quotes
"There is no shortage of anger in the Middle East, and to add anger to anger is not a contribution to peace, ... is really harassing the peace process."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"The crisis today looks very serious, maybe the solution is very near as well. We want to lower the flames of tension and fire in the Middle East. We want to do whatever we can so that the United States can build a coalition of her own needs and choice."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"I have my doubts because I don't think that democracy means only elections,"
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Television has made dictatorship impossible, but democracy unbearable."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"you cannot shoot and negotiate at the same time because shooting and talking is like fire and water."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"He was a visionary, a believer in peace. He supported it, dreamed of it and fought for it, ... With his passing, we lose one of the most experienced and wisest leaders that this region has enjoyed in the last half century."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"It's the first time that Saudi Arabia has taken an open position that calls for peace,"
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"I do believe his visit can have an impact on the peace process as well."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Peace Quotes
"I understand that this is a battle for power, but I am convinced that if Netanyahu is elected, he will be as he was before previous elections, ... He was in favor of [the] Oslo [Accords], and he shook Arafat's hand."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"We are meeting today to show that nothing will hurt our ability or divert us from our path."
Author: Peres Quotes Category: Ability Quotes



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