Author: Yitzhak Shamir
When we fought for freedom, for the establishment of a Jewish state, we didn't send a questionnaire to the Jewish nation asking if it wanted a Jewish state.
The United States is our best friend, and our relations are excellent. Our relations will be strengthened even more, despite our differences in views.
A man who goes forth to take the life of another whom he does not know must believe one thing only - that by his act he will change the course of history.
I am miserable when everything is in order and quiet. Seriously, it's hard for me when I can go home quietly, go to sleep, and get up in the morning without fear and tension.
We have said that Israel has had a very bad history with the United Nations, and whoever cares for himself in Israel distances himself from that Organization.
If history remembers me at all, in any way, I hope it will be as a man who loved the Land of Israel and watched over it in every way he could, all his life.