"For me to propose a division of Jerusalem was really terrible. I did it because I reached a conclusion that without which there will not be peace."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Ehud Olmert on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Ehud Olmert on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Ehud Olmert on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Ehud Olmert on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Ehud Olmert on John Lennon
"How are fears born? They are born because of differences in tradition and history they are born because of differences in emotional, political and national circumstances. Because of such differences, people fear they cannot live together."
"There is a Western world. There is America. There is Great Britain and Germany and France and Russia and China and other nations. I doubt that there is one country amongst those I mentioned which has a desire to see Iran, with its fundamentalist, Islamic, extremist government, possessing nuclear weapons."
"I am focused on what needs to be done for the people of Israel. Period. I do not pity myself and I do not pat myself on the shoulder. I get up in the morning full of energy to fulfill my mission."
"I want to arrive at the possibility of peace with the Syrians, and when I believe that the conditions are right, I will not miss the opportunity."
"Peace is important for Israel."