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Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness that impresses the Middle East, but strength.
 

Every man judges his own happiness and satisfaction with life in terms of his possession or lack of possession of those things that he considers worthwhile and valuable.
 

For so long as the Jew has even one ally, he will be convinced - in his smallness of mind - that his salvation came from that ally. It is only when he is alone - against all of his own efforts and frantic attempts - that he will, through no choice, be compelled to turn to G-d.
 

I know that elections must be limited only to those who understand that the Arabs are the deadly enemy of the Jewish state, who would bring on us a slow Auschwitz - not with gas, but with knives and hatchets.
 

I see all this and know that if we are to save the Jewish state and its three-and-a-half million Jews from terrible horrors, we must rise up and demand a fundamental change in the very system of government.
 

If we ever hope to rid the world of the political AIDS of our time, terrorism, the rule must be clear: One does not deal with terrorists; one does not bargain with terrorists; one kills terrorists.
 

It is incumbent upon us to understand our greatness and believe in it so that we do not cheapen and profane ourselves.
 

Jews have been in Egypt since Biblical times, and Alexandria had once been, at least partially, a Jewish city.
 

Let us not suffer from a national amnesia that causes us to forget who and what we are.
 

Life is essentially a question of values.
 

Love has its place, as does hate. Peace has its place, as does war. Mercy has its place, as do cruelty and revenge.
 

Never, ever deal with terrorists. Hunt them down and, more important, mercilessly punish those states and groups that fund, arm, support, or simply allow their territories to be used by the terrorists with impunity.
 

No trait is more justified than revenge in the right time and place.
 

One of the great problems with Americans is that - being a decent people - they assume that everyone else is equally decent.
 

Surely it is time for Jews, worried over the huge growth of Arabs in Israel, to consider finishing the exchange of populations that began 35 years ago.
 

The banding together by the nations of the world against Israel is the guarantee that their time of destruction is near and the final redemption of the Jew at hand.
 

The difference is that if we turn from the Gentile first, we will have the Almighty as the immediate staff and our comfort. If not, we will have neither the Gentile nor, for a terrible stage, the Almighty.
 

The fact is, that with the creation of the Jewish state in 1948, hundreds of thousands of Jews fled Arab countries, almost all of whom left behind all their property for which compensation was never paid.
 

The Jew does not wish to be isolated. He fears being alone, without allies.
 

The Jew is upset because the nations of the world - the United Nations - lash him, brand him as racist and evil, hate him and openly demonstrate their desire to destroy him.
 


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