"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."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Benjamin Netanyahu on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Benjamin Netanyahu on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Benjamin Netanyahu on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Benjamin Netanyahu on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Benjamin Netanyahu on Thomas Paine
"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."
"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."
"I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table."