"Peace is purchased from strength. It's not purchased from weakness or unilateral retreats."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Benjamin Netanyahu on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Benjamin Netanyahu on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Benjamin Netanyahu on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Benjamin Netanyahu on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Benjamin Netanyahu on Ernest Hemingway
"You don't have people chanting 'Death to America' in Israel."
"The purpose of the Jewish state is to secure the Jewish future. That is why Israel must always have the ability to defend itself, against any threat."
"The Israeli government has proved over the past year its commitment to peace, both in words and deeds. By contrast, the Palestinians are posing preconditions for renewing the diplomatic process in a way they have not done over the course of 16 years."
"There is a fundamental situation in which the country has reached rock bottom, that a mother can't send her children out of the house in the morning. The country has reached rock bottom and this needs to be changed."
"I can tell you one thing, Iran is closer to developing nuclear weapons today than it was a week ago, or a month ago or a year ago. It's just moving on with its efforts."