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Moshe Dayan Quotes

After all, we are not children. It's time we planned our life.

Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.

I don't think we should be a model family living in a model home.

I feel I've lived so long, and went through so much, that all I want is calm and rest.

I have only one eye. Do you want me to look at the road or the at the speedometer.

I have the strength to endure it all.

I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table.

I know that plans and reality may be two different things, but I think my demands on life are minimal.

If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me, I could not last as a Defense Minister one week.

If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.

Israel cannot afford to stand against the entire world and be denounced as the aggressor.

It isn't a secret that my heart is damaged. All the treatments and medications haven't been effective.

It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning it into a demonstration of weakness.

It was in our power to set high price for our blood, a price too high for the Arab community, the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying.

It's a democracy and if I am outvoted, I have to accept the majority decisions.

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages. You do not even know the names of these Arab villages, and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.

Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit around us and wait for the moment when their hands will be able to reach our blood.

Most important, don't do anything you don't want.

Our American friends offer us money, arms, and advice. We take the money, we take the arms, and we decline the advice.

Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest. Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the Arab armies to conquer our land.