"I was learning, as I did in the Ministry of Defense. I never knew, but I always learned."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Shimon Peres on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Shimon Peres on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Shimon Peres on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Shimon Peres on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Shimon Peres on Earl Nightingale
"What is wrong with the Iranians in addition to the nuclear bomb? This is the only country on Earth in the 21st century that has renewed imperialistic ambitions. They really want to become the hegemon of the Middle East in an age that gave up imperialism."
"The older generation had greater respect for land than science. But we live in an age when science, more than soil, has become the provider of growth and abundance. Living just on the land creates loneliness in an age of globality."
"You know who is against democracy in the Middle East? The husbands. They got used to their way of life. Now, the traditional way of life must change. Everybody must change. If you don't give equal rights to women, you can't progress."
"Bringing an end to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians may help the young Arab generation to realise their aspirations. Israel is more than willing to offer our experience in building a modern economy in spite of limited resources to the whole region."
"I call on the Iranian people: it is not too late to replace the corrupt regime and return to your glorious Persian heritage, a heritage of culture and values and not of bombs and missiles... How can a nation allow a regime to instill fear, take away the people's freedom and shock the young generation that seeks its way out of the dictatorial Iran."