Golda Meir Quotes.
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.
To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.
We can forgive [the Arabs] for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children. We will only have peace with [the Arabs] when they love their children more than they hate us…
Don’t become cynical. Don’t give up hope. Don’t believe that everything is judged only by expediency. There is idealism in this world. There is human brotherhood.
It isnt enough to believe in something; you have to have the stamina to meet obstacles and overcome them, to struggle.
It is not a sin to be seventy but it is also no joke.
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short.
By the way, did you ever realize that if Moses would have turned right instead of left, we’d have had the oil, the Arabs would have had the sand?
Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you’re aboard, there’s nothing you can do.
Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart, don’t know how to laugh either.
We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.
Even paranoids have real enemies.