"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 empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Benjamin Netanyahu on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Benjamin Netanyahu on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Benjamin Netanyahu on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Benjamin Netanyahu on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Benjamin Netanyahu on William Shakespeare
"You don't have people chanting 'Death to America' in Israel."
"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."
"I think that a strong Israel is the only Israel that will bring the Arabs to the peace table."