"I'm not in power, but my ideas are in power. And my ideas will prevail."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Ehud Olmert on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Ehud Olmert on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Ehud Olmert on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Ehud Olmert on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Ehud Olmert on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"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."
"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."