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By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We are committed to free access and free practice, to the members of the other two religions, to the holy shrines in Jerusalem. To the Muslims, to the Christians.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We have the right to ensure our security, especially when it is possible to reach agreement on a political solution.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We did not think that [Egyptian President] Nasser wanted war. The two divisions he sent to Sinai on May 14 would not have been sufficient to launch an offensive against Israel. He knew it and we knew it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

No Arab ruler will consider the peace process seriously so long as he is able to toy with the idea of achieving more by the way of violence.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Steps toward a rapprochement between Israel and the Arab states create a process that turns economics into the moving force that shapes the regional relations instead of nationalist interests that were dominant in the past.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I, serial number 30743, Major General Yitzhak Rabin, am a soldier in the army of peace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

For me, Jerusalem was united, will be under Israel sovereignty, will be the capital of Israel and the heart of the Jewish people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We, the soldiers who have returned from battle stained with blood, we who have seen our relatives and friends killed before our eyes, we who have attended their funerals and cannot look into the eyes of their parents, we who have come from a land where parents bury their children, we who have fought against you, the Palestinians We say to you today in a loud and clear voice: Enough of blood and tears. Enough.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We appreciate the efforts of the United States, of the president, of the secretary of state, and we are ready to find any form of talks, but we have to overcome the differences between Syria and Israel to reach peace.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We can continue to fight. We can continue to kill - and continue to be killed. But we can also try to put a stop to this never-ending cycle of blood. We can also give peace a chance.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I'm not saying Christopher Pyne and all them are my enemies, they're great blokes, shouted me a few beers a couple of times which I like, it's - we have got to sit down with the people like that. We have got to sit down with people like that and negotiate and work our way through. If we don't do that then we're just going to continue the sins of the past.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I admire King Hussein his courage in leading his country for a long time.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Jerusalem is united, will never be divided again.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I don't believe that in the name of the holiness of the city you have to put barbed wires, machine gun nests, mine pins and everything of that, in the name of the holiness of Jerusalem.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I invite President Assad to come to Jerusalem and to speak with me, with our parliament, with whomever he wants to speak in Israel and in the territories among the Palestinians.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I, serial number 30743, Lieutenant General in reserves Yitzhak Rabin, a soldier in the Israeli Defense Forces and in the army of peace, I, who have sent armies into fire and soldiers to their death, say today: We sail onto a war which has no casualties, no wounded, no blood nor suffering. It is the only war which is a pleasure to participate in - the war for peace.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

There are two phases of the redeployment of the Israeli forces in the West Bank: One, to allow elections. Second, after the elections, to help further redeployment.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I am 73 years old. I was born in Jerusalem. I'm the first prime minister of Israel to be born here. I am the only former general to become a prime minister.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I was a military man for 27 years. I fought so long as there was no chance for peace. I believe that there is now a chance for peace, a great chance. We must take advantage of it for the sake of those standing here, and for those who are not here - and they are many.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Peace with Syria would provide more security than a few settlements on the Golan.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I'll continue to carry out whatever we are committed to. Whatever we believe leads us to a permanent solution the way we want it, the way I want it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I would like Israel to be a Jewish state, and therefore not to annex over 2 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to Israel, which will make Israel a bi-national state.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

The use of force, including beatings, undoubtedly has brought about the impact we wanted - strengthening the [occupied] population's fear of the Israeli Defense Forces.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Syria doesn't want to talk with us on a bilateral basis, only under the auspices of the United States.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

The Government chose to give peace a chance. The Government chose to do something to achieve it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I have been interested in the 12th century since my 20s when it was very fashionable to say of anybody with whom you disagreed, which was basically anybody over the age of 30, "One of the great minds of the 12th century", and one day I thought, "I don't know anything about the 12 century." So I started buying books, reading about it, and I discovered it was a period of great flowering, it was a Renaissance before what we think is the Renaissance, the Italian Renaissance of the 16th century.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We will not rest until we reach a permanent agreement [with the Palestinians] that would secure a safe future for our children and that would provide us with renewed hope to live in a region where people lead a life of co-operation and not, God forbid, where blood is shed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

But, more than anything, in the more than three years of this Government's existence, the Israeli people has proven that it is possible to make peace, that peace opens the door to a better economy and society; that peace is not just a prayer. Peace is first of all in our prayers, but it is also the aspiration of the Jewish people, a genuine aspiration for peace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I considered the prevention of war as the test of our security policy; in addition to being able to rapidly and forcefully end any war forced upon us.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

In the midst of fighting there is no place for public debate.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I am healthy. I wish all my colleagues to the peace process to be healthy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We do not celebrate the death of our enemies.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

The negotiations must address all aspects, both peace and withdrawal.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

What I, as the prime minister of the present government of Israel, started to do, is first to tackle the longest part of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Peace has no borders.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality, society or government.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

I believe that it is my responsibility as the prime minister of Israel to do whatever can be done to exploit the unique opportunities that lie ahead of us to move towards peace. Not everything can be done by one act.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Vis a vis the Golan Heights, the present government of Israel, under my leadership, is the first government that is ready to speak about a withdrawal.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

A diplomatic peace is not yet the real peace. It is an essential step in the peace process leading towards a real peace.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

One of my theories about why we've been cranky is Australians have been forced to focus on politics or party politics a little bit more than they normally would.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We are ready to compromise. We are ready to take calculated risks, but for a peace that will give us security.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Here, in the Land of Israel, we returned and built a nation. Here, in the Land of Israel, we established a State. The Land of the prophets, which bequeathed to the world the values of morality, law and justice, was after two thousand years, restored to its lawful owner - the members of the Jewish People, On its Land, we have built an exceptional national Home and State.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Israel is no longer a people that dwells alone, and has to join the global journey toward peace, reconciliation and international cooperation.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Israel's willingness to cooperate closely with the U.S. in protecting American interests in the region altered her image in the eyes of many officials in Washington.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We walked outside, Ben-Gurion accompanying us. Allon repeated his question, What is to be done with the Palestinian population?' Ben-Gurion waved his hand in a gesture which said 'Drive them out!

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We'll fight terror like there's no peace, and make peace like there's no terror.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

[Israel will] create in the course of the next 10 or 20 years conditions which would attract natural and voluntary migration of the refugees from the Gaza Strip and the west Bank to Jordan. To achieve this we have to come to agreement with King Hussein and not with Yasser Arafat.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

Only the change on the international scene, the crisis in the gulf, and the strong, firm position of the United States against aggression between two Arab countries created realities that led to the Madrid Peace Conference.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Yitzhak Rabin

We must think differently, look at things in a different way. Peace requires a world of new concepts, new definitions.