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It was in our power to set high price for our blood,
by Moshe Dayan

It was in our power to set high price for our blood,
a price too high for the Arab community,
the Arab army, or the Arab governments to think it worth paying.
- Moshe Dayan

We could not guard every water pipeline from being
blown up and every tree from being uprooted.
We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an
orchard or a family in their beds.
- Moshe Dayan

Most important, don't do anything you don't want.
- Moshe Dayan

Jewish villages were built in the place of Arab villages.
You do not even know the names of these Arab villages,
and I do not blame you because geography books no longer exist.
- Moshe Dayan

 

It's a democracy and if I am outvoted,
I have to accept the majority decisions.
- Moshe Dayan

I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table.
- Moshe Dayan

After all, we are not children.
It's time we planned our life.
- Moshe Dayan

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Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
- Moshe Dayan

Israel cannot afford to stand against the entire world
and be denounced as the aggressor.
- Moshe Dayan

I have only one eye.
Do you want me to look at the road or the at the speedometer.
- Moshe Dayan

The Old City of Jerusalem is in our hands.
- Moshe Dayan

We should demand his blood not from the Arabs of Gaza but from ourselves.
Let us make our reckoning today.
- Moshe Dayan

If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends.
You talk to your enemies.
- Moshe Dayan

I have the strength to endure it all.
- Moshe Dayan

To aim and hit, you need one eye only,
and one good finger.
- Moshe Dayan

Our American friends offer us money,
arms,
and advice.
We take the money, we take the arms,
and we decline the advice.
- Moshe Dayan

There is no more Palestine.
Finished.
- Moshe Dayan

I know that plans and reality may be two different things,
but I think my demands on life are minimal.
- Moshe Dayan

We are a generation of settlers, and without the steel helmet and gun barrel,
we shall not be able to plant a tree or build a house.
- Moshe Dayan

Who needs such a long intestine, anyway?
- Moshe Dayan

I don't think we should be a model family living in a model home.
- Moshe Dayan

Soldiers of Israel, we have no aims of conquest.
Our purpose is to bring to naught the attempts of the
Arab armies to conquer our land.
- Moshe Dayan

The method of collective punishment so far has proved effective.
- Moshe Dayan

It isn't a secret that my heart is damaged.
All the treatments and medications haven't been effective.
- Moshe Dayan

I feel I've lived so long, and went through so much,
that all I want is calm and rest.
- Moshe Dayan

If I had to resign every time the Cabinet disagrees with me,
I could not last as a Defense Minister one week.
- Moshe Dayan

The Jews have opened fire, and they are unready to begin a war.
- Moshe Dayan

There is not one single place built in this country
that did not have a former Arab population.
- Moshe Dayan

It was in our power to cause the Arab governments to
renounce the policy of strength toward Israel by turning
it into a demonstration of weakness.
- Moshe Dayan

We are a small nation, but strong.
- Moshe Dayan

Let us not be afraid to see the hatred that consumes
the lives of hundreds of thousands of Arabs who sit
around us and wait for the moment when their hands
will be able to reach our blood.
- Moshe Dayan

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions
and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung


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