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David K. Shipler Quotes and Sayings

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Jerusalem is a festival and a lamentation.
Its song is a sigh across the ages, a delicate,
robust, mournful psalm at the great junction of spiritual cultures.
- David K. Shipler

Watching foreign affairs is sometimes like watching a magician;
the eye is drawn to the hand performing the dramatic flourishes,
leaving the other hand - the one doing the important job -
unnoticed.
- David K. Shipler

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian
flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
- Yasser Arafat

But always I regarded myself as one who was born in Jerusalem.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

 

After all my possessions had been burned,
God gave me the wisdom to return to Jerusalem.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

Where are the Muslim people's sponsors? Where are its
kings? Where are its leaders? The Muslim people is calling upon you,
Jerusalem is appealing to you, will anyone answer?
- Ahmed Yassin

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If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead,
where would have been the hardest place on the face
of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem.
- Josh McDowell

Jerusalem Syndrome is actually a rare psychological
condition that occurs to some visitors to the Middle East.
They get to Israel and just snap.
- Marc Maron

Who cares about that stuff? This is America,
not Jerusalem.
I'm an American.
Let Harry be a Jew.
- Arnold Rothstein

As a result of the historic catastrophe in which Titus
of Rome destroyed Jerusalem and Israel was exiled from its land,
I was born in one of the cities of the Exile.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

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

I feel most strongly about Jerusalem,
because architects ultimately have to address that city.
- Ben Nicholson

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.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Jerusalem is united, will never be divided again.
- Yitzhak Rabin

I never thought I'd live to see the day that an American
administration would denounce the state of Israel for rebuilding Jerusalem.
- Mike Pence

The Palestinian Rifle is ready and we will aim it if
they try to prevent us from praying in Jerusalem.
- Yasser Arafat

The entrance into Jerusalem has all the elements of
the theatre of the absurd:
the poor king;
truth comes riding on a donkey; symbolic actions -
even parading without a permit!
- David Kirk

I returned to Jerusalem, and it is by virtue of Jerusalem
that I have written all that God has put into my heart and into my pen.
- Shmuel Y. Agnon

What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?
- Tertullian

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

The view of Jerusalem is the history of the world;
it is more,
it is the history of earth and of heaven.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Praise the Lord, O England's Jerusalem:
and Netherland's Zion,
praise ye the Lord!
He hath secured your gates, and blessed your possessions with peace,
even here, where the threatened torch of war was lighted.
- Peter Stuyvesant

That can be achieved by termination of Israeli occupation
to the territories according to the international resolutions related,
so the Palestinian State can be establish with Jerusalem
as capital for such State.
- Ali A. Saleh

It was a major dream come true at last.
In many respects, Jerusalem is a very modern and important
story about people in a period of transition,
with all the unrest that permeates society on the eve of a new century.
The big life issues are at stake.
- Bille August

Perhaps areas of Israel where current large Palestinian
populations and demographic realities exist could be
exchanged for Israeli expansion into the West Bank
to include most of East Jerusalem.
- Geraldo Rivera

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man,
is the type of some great idea.
Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem;
and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world,
Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish
a purely Palestinian state.
We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological
warfare and population explosion.
We Palestinians will take over everything,
including all of Jerusalem.
- Yasser Arafat

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility,
but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness,
and was in great reputation in Jerusalem,
the greatest city we have.
- Flavius Josephus

First of all, Arafat is wrong.
Jerusalem is Israel's capital, will never be divided,
and will remain the capital of the State of Israel,
the capital of the Jewish people, for ever and ever.
- Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten
Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories,
from the fiery Jerusalem, from the religious and nationalistic conflicts,
is unknown to the outside world, almost unknown to itself.
- Amos Oz

I wanted to make Jerusalem as feature film.
But we couldn't finance it only through theatrical release,
we couldn't get all the money we needed.
We had to get some money from television.
So we said, ok, let's do it both ways.
So we did it in four parts.
- Bille August

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Confidence is half of victory.
- Yiddish Proverb

Deserve Victory.
- Terry Goodkind

Victory belongs to the most persevering.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment,
full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
- Herbert Kaufman

It is better to conquer yourself
than to win a thousand battles.
Then the victory is yours.
It cannot be taken from you,
not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
- The Buddha

How could man rejoice in victory
and delight in the slaughter of men?
- Lao Tzu

Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

The problems of victory are more agreeable
than those of defeat,
but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill

Muslims must believe that all power,
success and victory comes from God alone.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

If you seek truth, you will not seek
victory by dishonorable means,
and if you find truth, you will become invincible.
- Epictetus

If a man achieves victory over this body,
who in the world can exercise power over him? He who
rules himself rules over the whole world.
- Vinoba Bhave

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca

War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.
- Albert Pike

Victory has a thousand fathers,
but defeat is an orphan.
- John F. Kennedy

The expert in battle seeks his victory
from strategic advantage
and does not demand it from his men.
- Sun Tzu

A major power can afford a military debacle only when
it looks like a political victory.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason
and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence
of arms on Divine guidance,
he no longer deserves victory.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones
of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest,
and in resting died.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems,
but by confronting them courageously.
You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
- J. Donald Walters

The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
- Ferdinand Foch

If you think you can win, you can win.
Faith is necessary to victory.
- William Hazlitt

So let us call genocide, genocide.
Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people.
Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations.
- Adam Schiff

I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication.
Now I really know myself, and I know my voice.
It's a voice of pain and victory.
- Anthony Hamilton

Victory is the only option.
And we will be victorious in Iraq.
- Andrew Card

A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over,
even in victory, to see what might be done to improve
the performance the next time.
- Frank Shorter

Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility
of victory in the attack.
- Sun Tzu

I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open,
three points away from the victory.
- Martina Hingis

It is alleged that half a million Spanish men,
women and children fled to France after the Franco victory.
- Martha Gellhorn

V-J Day, or Victory in Japan Day, marks the date of
the Japanese surrender that ended fighting in the Pacific.
- Doc Hastings

You can learn little from victory.
You can learn everything from defeat.
- Christy Mathewson

I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
- Alexander Smith

The fight ended.
For both was victory.
For both there was defeat.
- Anna Wickham

There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Once you hear the details of victory,
it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
- Jean-Paul Sartre


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