The 18 Most Inspiring Quotes about Israel

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The 18 Most Inspiring Quotes about Israel

By  on August 18, 2013
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Israel was not created in order to disappear – Israel will endure and flourish.

It is the child of hope and the home of the brave.

It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success.

It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.

John F. Kennedy,  President of the United States

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The only thing chicken about Israel is their soup.” –Bob Hope, Comedian

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Now, when I hear that Christians are getting together in order to defend the people of Israel, of course it brings joy to my heart. And it simply says, look, people have learned from history.” – Elie Wiesel, Professor & Political Activist

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From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.” –Steven Spielberg, Film Director & Producer

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You know, I get much more Jewish in Israel because I like the way that religion is done there.” – Natalie Portman, Israeli-born Actress

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We in Congress stand by Israel. In Congress, we speak with one voice on the subject of Israel.” – Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the US House of Representatives

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In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.” – David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel

“No city in the world, not even Athens or Rome, ever played as great a role in the life of a nation for so long a time, as Jerusalem has done in the life of the Jewish people.” – David Ben-Gurion, first Prime Minister of Israel

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“Jerusalem is a port city on the shore of eternity.” – Yehuda Amichai, Israeli Poet

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“The United States and Israel have enjoyed a friendship built on mutual respect and commitment to democratic principles. Our continuing search for peace in the Middle East begins with a recognition that the ties uniting our two countries can never be broken.” – George W. Bush, President of the United States

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“No thoughtful man can deny the fact that the Jews are, beyond any question, the most formidable and most remarkable race which has appeared in the world.” – Winston Churchill, UK Prime Minister

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“We have recently been hearing threats calling for Israel’s destruction. The IDF is ready for any scenario. We will reach anywhere at any time and protect this nation.” – Benny Gantz, Chief of General Staff to the IDF

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“We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children. We cannot forgive them for forcing us to kill their children… We will only have peace with the Arabs when they love their children more that they hate us.” – Golda Meir, Former Israeli Prime Minister

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“In Israel, free men and women are every day demonstrating the power of courage and faith. Back in 1948 when Israel was founded, pundits claimed the new country could never survive. Today, no one questions that. Israel is a land of stability and democracy in a region of tyranny and unrest.” – Ronald Reagan, President of the United States

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“I had faith in Israel before it was established … I believe it has a glorious future before it – not just another sovereign nation, but as an embodiment of the great ideals of our civilization.” – Harry S. Truman, President of the United States

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“We are a nation that loves the peace. We will never stop growing and developing but we know how to protect ourselves using force.” – Moshe Yaalon, former Chief of Staff to the IDF

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“I have made it a top priority for my administration to deepen cooperation with Israel across the whole spectrum of security issues — intelligence, military, technology.” – Barack Obama, President of the United States

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“American and Israel share a special bond. Our relationship is unique among all nations. Like America, Israel is a strong democracy, a symbol of freedom, and an oasis of liberty, a home to the oppressed and persecuted.” – Bill Clinton, President of the United States

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