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"The Land of Israel needs a People and the People of Israel needs a Land." - Israel Zangwill

"To subdivide this land into two unstable, insecure nations, to try to defend what is indefensible, is to invite disaster. Carving Judea and Samaria out of Israel means carving up Israel." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"How did [the Holocaust] happen? Because God allowed it to happen. Why did it happen? Because God said, 'My top priority for the Jewish people is to get them to come back to the land of Israel.'" - John Hagee

"There is a structural difference between the way that Europe views Israel, and America views Israel. The European view is informed by the importance of colonialism in Europe's past. So for Europeans we are like Belgiums in the Congo, or the French in Alger, or the British in India. Strange interlopers in somebody else's land. But in fact, we [Israeli] have been here for 4,000 years. This is our ancestral homeland." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"Hebrews 3:19 tells us why the children of Israel did not enter into the promised land. Their problem was the same thing that keeps children of God today from enjoying the full benefits of their salvation: UNBELIEF I point this out not to condemn; rather, my desire is to see the children of God fully possess all of their benefits in Christ." - Brian Williams

"The security of the citizens of Israel, the future of the state of Israel, this is the Israeli governments responsibility." - Avigdor Lieberman

"I have absolute respect for Israel and people in Israel who are critical of their own country," - Antonio Munoz Molina

"All of the land of Israel is ours." - Yitzhak Shamir

"Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims' pride, From every mountainside Let freedom ring!" - Samuel Francis Smith

"Git an eyeful of cesspool alley the land of opportunity." - John Dos Passos

"The discussion about food doesn't make any sense without discussion at the same time of land, land use, land policy, fertility maintenance, and farm infrastructure maintenance." - Wendell Berry

"Peace is more precious than a piece of land." - Anwar Sadat

"This land is a monopoly of erroneous ideas." - Adriano Celentano

"The twilight that surrounds the border-land of old romance." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I grew up in the country, which is probably why I'm so attached to the land. I love it. I love the lay of the land. I love walking the land. And I love knowing that it's my land." - Oprah Winfrey

"Instead of a president who boycotts Prime Minister Netanyahu, imagine a president who stands unapologetically with the nation of Israel." - Ted Cruz

"Those who adhere to the ideology of rejecting Israel`s right to exist, they might as well reject the Earth beneath them or the sky above, because Israel is not going anywhere." - Barack Obama

"Canaan is too small for God's children. The Land of Israel will spread through all lands!" - Isaac Leib Peretz

"There is Israel, for us at least. What no other generation had, we have. We have Israel in spite of all the dangers, the threats and the wars, we have Israel. We can go to Jerusalem. Generations and generations could not and we can." - Elie Wiesel

"In Europe the object is to make the most of their land, labour being abundant: here it is to make the most of our labour, land being abundant." - Thomas Jefferson

"Without love of the land, conservation lacks meaning or purpose, for only in a deep and inherent feeling for the land can there be dedication in preserving it." - Sigurd F. Olson

"The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land." - Luna Leopold

"The will of the people shall be the law of the land" - Robert M. La Follette, Sr.

"No amount of money given in charity, nothing but the abandonment of this hateful trade, can atone for this great sin against God, Israel and Humanity." - Hermann Adler

"The battle would not take place in the mountains, valleys, or plains of Israel. It would take place in the wilderness of the human heart." - Francine Rivers

"President Obama can find time to meet with a YouTube personality who eats cereal out of a bathtub, but not the prime minister of our ally Israel?" - Greta Van Susteren

"The Arabs of the land of Israel [ Palestinians] have only one functionleft to them - to run away." - David Ben-Gurion

"Nowhere in the world can the Jew savor the taste of Homeland save in the Land of Israel." - A. D. Gordon

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It's called rain." - Mike McAlary

"We should be proud that so many want to come to America, that it is still seen as the land of opportunity. Let's make it a land of legal work, not black-market jobs. Let's make it a land of work, not welfare. Our land should be one of assimilation, not hiding in the shadows." - Rand Paul

"The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land." - Joseph Conrad

"The genius of architecture seems to have shed its maledictions over this land." - Thomas Jefferson

"Rebellion in this land shall lose his sway, meeting the check of such another day." - William Shakespeare

"Ah! never shall the land forget How gushed the life-blood of her brave -" - William C Bryant

"Far out of sight forever stands the sea, Bounding the land with pale tranquillity." - Yvor Winters

"The God of Israel is sometimes a God who hides Himself, but never a God who absents Himself; sometimes in the dark, but never at a distance." - Matthew Henry

"[About the diaspora] Canaan is too small for God's children. The Land of Israel will spread through all lands!" - I. L. Peretz

"There's a phrase you hear in Israel: "We're not Jews, we're Israelis." What that means is that the stereotype we're familiar with here in the States of the Diaspora Jew, i.e. Jews in America or Europe or Russia, etc. does not fit at all with the reality of the homegrown "sabras" of Israel." - Steven Pressfield

"Israel can make peace with an organization that seeks its destruction. That's Hamas. But Israel can make peace with the Palestinian Authority. It requires a lot of courage from both sides including President Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"Young man the simple answer is: land, land and land. No-one gives up land. Ever." - Munir Butt

"My land, the power of training! Of influence! Of education! It can bring a body up to believe anything." - Mark Twain

"God has still a land covenant with Israel." - David Wilkerson

"Who ordained that the few should have the land (of Britain) as a prerequisite; who made 10,000 people owners of the soil and the rest of us trespassers in the land of our birth?" - David Lloyd George

"The most important thing in the Land of Israel is to build, build, build. Its important that there will be an Israeli presence everywhere. Our principal problem is still Israels leaders unwillingness to say in a simple manner that the Land of Israel belongs to the People of Israel." - Naftali Bennett

"Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals." - Aldo Leopold

"[Let] the poor the needy and oppressed of the Earth, and those who want Land, resort to the fertile lands of our western country, the second land of Promise, and there dwell in peace, fulfilling the first and great commandment." - George Washington

"As it becomes more and more difficult to get land, so will the virtual enslavement of the laboring-classe s go on. As the value of land rises, more and more of the earnings of labor will be demanded for the use of land, until finally nothing is left to laborers but the wages of slavery - a bare living." - Henry George

"Pebble is a piece of sacred ground. They say it's the greatest meeting of land and water in the world. This course was heaven designed - just the way it fits on the land." - Johnny Miller

"America is still the land of opportunity for most, but it is not a land of opportunity for all. If we are to remain an exceptional nation, we must close this gap in opportunity." - Marco Rubio

"The Puritans nobly fled from a land of despotism to a land of freedim, where they could not only enjoy their own religion, but could prevent everybody else from enjoyin his." - Artemas Ward

"Where we hope to land (and where we do land, though only for a fleeting moment, enough for tired wings to catch the wind anew) is a 'there' which we thought of little and knew of even less." - Zygmunt Bauman

"This is the land of dreamings, a land of wide horizons and secret places. The first people, our ancestors, created this country in the culture that binds us to it." - Hetti Perkins

"The religious doctrine of traditional Judaism entails the acceptance of the nationhood of the Jewish people and the everlasting sanctity of the Land of Israel for them." - David Novak

"Strike-for your altars and your fires; Strike-for the green graves of your sires; God-and your native land!" - Fitz-Greene Halleck

"Poetry is the journal of a sea animal living on land, wanting to fly in the air." - Carl Sandburg

"Sailin' 'round the world in a dirty gondola Oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!" - Bob Dylan

"There is no unhappiness like the misery of sighting land (and work) again after a cheerful, careless voyage." - Mark Twain

"Youth, with swift feet, walks onward in the way; the land of joy lies all before his eyes." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Folk who don't know why America is the Land of Promise should be here during an election campaign." - Milton Berle

"Make the land of Islam a burning fire that burns their faces and feet wherever they pass" - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"In the land of Cheerios, dirty diapers, fleeting naps and interrupted sleep, other mothers are a lifeline." - Susan Chira

"We are the land. To the best of my understanding, that is the fundamental idea that permeates American Indian life ..." - Paula Gunn Allen

"I love Canada. Its a wonderful political act of faith that exists atop a breathtakingly beautiful land." - Yann Martel

"This used to be among my prayers - a piece of land not so very large, which would contain a garden" - Horace

"The Constitution simply does not authorize the federal government to own any of this land (in the Western states)." - Andrew Napolitano

"Let us not rest until we are free to live in dignity in the land of our birth." - Mark Mathabane

"Language is like looking at a map of somewhere. Love is living there and surviving on the land." - Simon Van Booy

"out of great Russia came three dusky syllables workmen took guns and went out to die for: Bread, Peace, Land." - Carl Sandburg

"In the land of bleating sheep and braying jackasses, one brave and honest man is bound to create a scandal." - Edward Abbey

"The instability in the region is not a result of Israel and the Palestinians. That was never the cause of this instability. Instead, the disfunctionality of many of these societies that have failed to modernize." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"When Israel, of the Lord belov'd, Out of the land of bondage came, Her fathers' God before her mov'd, An awful guide in smoke and flame." - Walter Scott

"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 settlement of the Land of Israel is the essence of Zionism. Without settlement, we will not fulfill Zionism. It's that simple." - Yitzhak Shamir

"Our land is everything to us.... I will tell you one of the things we remember on our land. We remember that our grandfathers paid for it - with their lives." - John Wooden

"I feel ashamed that the new, nuclear, neo-liberal India thinks of itself as a 'natural ally' of Israel. Ever since India began to call itself an emerging superpower, it has become a slavish, groveling satellite state of the US." - Arundhati Roy

"The most important sign in Matthew has to be the restoration of the Jews to the land in the rebirth of Israel." - Hal Lindsey

"It is not enough for a man to dwell in the Land of Israel, he must also pray to be free." - Shmuel Yosef Agnon

"When Israel was from bondage led, Led by the Almighty's hand From out of foreign land, The great sea beheld and fled." - Abraham Cowley

"When Israel was from bondage led,Led by the Almighty's handFrom out of foreign land,The great sea beheld and fled." - Abraham Cowley

"Modern Orthodoxy has a highly positive attitude toward the State of Israel. Our Ultra-Orthodox brethren recognize only the Holy Land, but not the state." - Norman Lamm

"Like crime, terrorism is a fact of life. I grew up in Israel, where every unattended bag was a suspected bomb; when my family moved for a few years, it was to London in the early years of the Troubles." - Yochai Benkler

"The land is ours": that is pretty much the end of the debate. "I will do everything in my power, forever, to fight against a Palestinian state being founded in the Land of Israel," - Naftali Bennett

"In the land of Israel was born the Jewish nation. There came an order to kill the religious and social spirit of the people. . . . And after the nation turned back to its land with strength, it protected it steadfastly. . . ." - David Ben-Gurion

"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." - Yitzhak Rabin

"If the Hamas people had the opportunity, they would kill the maximum number of Israelis, which would be all. And, Israel has the opportunity to kill way more, and they do not." - Bill Maher

"When will the veil be lifted that casts so black a night over the universe? God of Israel, lift at last the gloom: For how long will you be hidden?" - Jean Racine

"The unconscious is the ocean of the unsayable, of what has been expelled from the land of language, removed as a result of ancient prohibitions." - Italo Calvino

"Some of us are afraid of dying; others of human loneliness. Profane was afraid of land or seascapes like this, where nothing else lived but himself." - Thomas Pynchon

"Israel does not target civilians. It targets the terrorists." - Benjamin Netanyahu

"How can you buy or sell the sky, the warmth of the land? ... The end of living and the beginning of survival." - Chief Seattle

"It is too disgusting to contemplate that a handful of men keep millions of women from being constitutional citizens of this land." - Marguerite Rawalt

"The love of a man for his wife, his child, of the land where he lives and works, is for me the real meaning of mystical experience." - Edward Abbey

"You should make the world understand that Israel is the oppressor and that Israel must be destroyed." - Ali Meshkini

"Hamas says in its charter they want to see a world without Israel. They want to obliterate Israel." - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

"Just as the children of Israel were directed by God to depart from the land of their oppression with its tyrannical monarch, cross a great sea, and establish a new nation, so, too, the children of Great Britain were led by God to leave the land of their religious oppression, cross a great ocean, inhabit a promised land, and, eventually, resist a "tyrannical" George III and create a new nation in "God's American Israel."" - Daniel L Dreisbach

"The making of an American begins at the point where he himself rejects all other ties, any other history, and himself adopts the vesture of his adopted land." - James A Baldwin

"And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave/O're the land of the free and the home of the brave." - Francis Scott Key

"The Land of Faery, Where nobody gets old and godly and grave, Where nobody gets old and crafty and wise, Where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue." - William Butler Yeats

"O, say does that star-spangled flag of pride yet wave? O'er the land of the free, and the home for the gay!" - Lady Gaga

"I showed my appreciation of my native land in the usual Irish way: by getting out of it as soon as I possibly could." - George Bernard Shaw

"Science has explored the microcosmos and the macrocosmos; we have a good sense of the lay of the land. The great unexplored frontier is complexity." - Heinz Pagels

"We must use terror, assassination, intimidation, land confiscation, and the cutting of all social services to rid the Galilee of its Arab population." - David Ben-Gurion

"We have an arsenal of ideas about land use possibly as dangerous to human life on the planet as the use of nuclear arms." - Janet Kauffman

"Part of the trouble is that I've never properly understood that some disasters accumulate, that they don't all land like a child out of an apple tree." - Janet Burroway

"blackmail. The age-old path to the land of milk and honey. The one sure way of being paid for doing nothing." - Ursula Curtiss

"The Jews are returning to their land of unbelief. They are spiritually blind and desperately in need of their Messiah and Savior." - Jerry Falwell

"The nation is in a death-struggle. It must either become one vast slaveocracy of petty tyrants, or wholly the land of the free." - Angelina Grimke

"I'm Galladon, from the sovereign realm of Duladel. I'm most recently from Elantris, land of sludge, insanity, and eternal perdition. Nice to meet you." - Brandon Sanderson

"Jesus taught us a prayer of community and reconciliation, belonging to a new people who have left the land of 'me'." - Shane Claiborne

"I understand the sentiments of the Palestinians when they see the settlements being built. The meaning from the Palestinian perspective is that Israel takes more land, that the Palestinian state will be impossible, the Israel policy is to take more and more land day after day and that at the end of the day we'll say that it is impossible, we already have the land and cannot create the state." - Tzipi Livni

"I understand the sentiments of the Palestinians when they see the settlements being built. The meaning from the Palestinian perspective is that Israel takes more land, that the Palestinian state will be impossible, the Israel policy is to take more and more land day after day and that at the end of the day we"ll say that it is impossible, we already have the land and cannot create the state." - Tzipi Livni

"I am not belittling the brave pioneer men but the sunbonnet as well as the sombrero has helped to settle this glorious land of ours." - Edna Ferber

"I had always hoped that this land might become a safe and agreeable asylum to the virtuous and persecuted part of mankind, to whatever nation they might belong." - George Washington

"Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful Land Of Nod." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Imperialism is an institution under which one nation asserts the right to seize the land or at least to control the government or resources of another people." - John T Flynn

"Drowsing, they take the noble attitude of a great sphinx, who, in a desert land, sleeps always, dreaming dreams that have no end." - Charles Baudelaire

"Miserable mortals who like leaves at one moment flame with life eating the produce of the land and at another moment weakly perish." - Homer

"Numbers instill a feeling for the lie of the land, and furnish grist for the mathematical mill that is the physicist's principal tool." - Hans Christian von Baeyer

"To have good farming or good land use of any kind, you have got to have limits. Capitalism doesn't acknowledge limits." - Wendell Berry

"Perhaps it will be simplest to throw away the tags and generalize India with one all-comprehensive name, as the Land of Wonders." - Mark Twain

"Nobody is so heartily despised as a pusillanimous, lazy, good-for-nothing, land-lubber; a sailor has no bowels of compassion for him." - Herman Melville

"O beautiful white land, olives and wild anemone and violet mingled among the shale, and purple wings of little winter-butterflies say, here Psyche, the soul, lies." - Hilda Doolittle

"The United States is a land of free speech. Nowhere is speech freer - not even here where we sedulously cultivate it even in its most repulsive form." - Winston Churchill

"When in the Land of Property think like a propertarian. Dress like one, eat like one, act like one, be one." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Better to die for my people in my own land than rule in another and suffer a lifetime of cowardly guilt." - Darren Shan

"When a Christian tries to live by reason he is moving out of God's country into the enemy's land. We belong in the miraculous and the supernatural realm." - John G. Lake

"There are lots of things we're able to do, but I'd like to land on the one thing I was MADE to do." - Bob Goff

"I'd made it back to the land of the living. No matter how boring or mediocre a world it might be, this was it." - Haruki Murakami

"A sandwich and a cup of coffee, and then off to violin-land, where all is sweetness and delicacy and harmony." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"What should be the future of Israel? Is the land the most important choice, and for that reason to keep the whole of the land at any cost, or to have a partition and build the Jewish state on part of the land? And the other part?" - Shimon Peres

"Time is a topological manifold. It is a surface. Events flow across it like water over land and like water flowing over land, when the land is flat, the water becomes reflective and moves slowly. When the landscape becomes disrupted, the water moves faster and chaotic attractors appear and new kinds of activity emerge and out of that new activity, there comes the new states that define the future." - Terence Mckenna

"Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water." - Bashar al-Assad

"Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water." - Bashar Alassad

"And this would normalize the existence of the Israeli and the Jew: a majority of Jews in the Land of Israel and a majority of Israelis among the Jewish People." - Shimon Peres

"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

"Electricity was a reality in the universe when Moses led the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt. This is true of all natural laws; they have always existed but only when understood may they be used." - Ernest Holmes

"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 Yosef Agnon

"The man who stands upon his own soil, who feels, by the laws of the land in which he lives,-by the laws of civilized nations,-he is the rightful and exclusive owner of the land which he tills, is, by the constitution of our nature, under a wholesome influence, not easily imbibed from any other source." - Edward Everett

"Israel will not discuss a peace involving the concession of any piece of territory. The neighboring states do not deserve an inch of Israel's land. . . . We are ready for exchange for peace." - David Ben-Gurion

"At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere." - Shmuel Y. Agnon

"At the age of nineteen and a half, I went to the Land of Israel to till its soil and live by the labour of my hands. As I did not find work, I sought my livelihood elsewhere." - Shmuel Yosef Agnon

"We repeat today that we are with the establishment of a Palestinian state on any liberated part of Palestinian land that is agreed upon by the Palestinian people, without recognizing Israel or conceding any inch of historical Palestine." - Ismail Haniyeh

"The Land of Israel will be small, but the people of Israel will make it great. Not in opulence, but in eminence will their destiny be fulfilled, and the elixir of their pride will be distilled not out of dominion or far-flung borders, but out of the faithful and skillful building of the good society." - Abba Hillel Silver

"...recognize and respect Earth's beautiful systems of balance, between the presence of animals on land, the fish in the sea, birds in the air, mankind, water, air, and land. Most importantly there must always be awareness of the actions by people that can disturb this precious balance." - Margaret Mead

"All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise: that the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land." - Aldo Leopold

"This is a new land - a land of pretension because it is new; because classes and systems have not had that time to grow here naturally. We have no aristocracy but of virtue and talent, which is the only true aristocracy, and is the old and true meaning of the term. (Hear, hear." - Thomas D'Arcy McGee

"I am involved in the land of a leonine and brave people, where every foot of the ground is like a well of steel, confronting my soldier. You have brought only one son into the world, but everyone in this land can be called an Alexander." - Alexander The Great

"If I knew that it was possible to save all the children of Germany by transporting them to England, and only half by transferring them to the Land of Israel, I would choose the latter, for before us lies not only the numbers of these children but the historical reckoning of the people of Israel." - David Ben-Gurion

"No matter how Palestinians resist, they are shot, beaten, arrested, tortured, bombed, segregated, and collectively punished. The problem isn't the mode of Palestinian resistance, it is the existence of Palestinians on their land that Israel takes issue with." - Remi Kanazi



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