Golda Meir Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Golda Meir Quotes and Sayings

Golda Meir Quotes, Quotations, Sayings, Remarks and Thoughts
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Birth Date / Year:
May 3, 1898
Death Date / Year:
December 8, 1978
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    A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Above all, this country is our own. Nobody has to get up in the morning and worry what his neighbors think of him. Being a Jew is no problem here. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    As President Nixon says, presidents can do almost anything, and President Nixon has done many things that nobody would have thought of doing. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Authority poisons everybody who takes authority on himself. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Being seventy is not a sin. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Don't be humble... you're not that great. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Glorious bouquets and storms of applause are the trimmings which every artist naturally enjoys. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    I can honestly say that I was never affected by the question of the success of an undertaking. If I felt it was the right thing to do, I was for it regardless of the possible outcome. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    I never did anything alone. Whatever was accomplished in this country was accomplished collectively. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    It's no accident many accuse me of conducting public affairs with my heart instead of my head. Well, what if I do? Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart don't know how to laugh either. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Let me tell you something that we Israelis have against Moses. He took us 40 years through the desert in order to bring us to the one spot in the Middle East that has no oil! Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Men who have reached and passed forty-five, have a look as if waiting for the secret of the other world, and as if they were perfectly sure of having found out the secret of this. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Not being beautiful was the true blessing. Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources. The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're aboard, there's nothing you can do. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    One cannot and must not try to erase the past merely because it does not fit the present. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Pessimism is a luxury that a Jew can never allow himself. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    The dog that trots about finds a bone. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    The public history of modern art is the story of conventional people not knowing what they are dealing with. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world - no ideals. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    There's no difference between one's killing and making decisions that will send others to kill. It's exactly the same thing, or even worse. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart, don't know how to laugh either. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    To be or not to be is not a question of compromise. Either you be or you don't be. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    We have always said that in our war with the Arabs we had a secret weapon - no alternative. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Whether women are better than men I cannot say - but I can say they are certainly no worse. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF
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    You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity. Golda Meir | Refcard PDF






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