Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do.
Being seventy is not a sin.
I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals.
Don't be humble... you're not that great.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse.
Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either.
Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here.
The dog that trots about finds a bone.
We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative.
I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome.
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.