Rafik Hariri quotes

  • We dont think that we are in a quarrel with anybody. We may have a difference of opinion, but well not allow such differences of opinion to grow into a problem that stands in the way of reconstructing the country and regaining the democratic path.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Country #Thinking #Differences

  • And on the other hand, we see that the Israeli government is attacking that part of the Palestinian leader.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Hands #Government #Leader

  • On the other hand, we have in Israel, an Israeli government which has been elected by the Israeli people. Their political agenda is not for peace. They are from the camp anti-peace.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Israel #Hands #Government

  • I have... submitted the resignation of the government, and I have declared that I will not be a candidate to head the (next) government.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Government #Next #Resignation

  • The Lebanese people voted this time for change. So they are not satisfied with the actual situation. They want to see a new government. They want to see a new vision.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Government #People #Vision

  • You know, it is very clear that the Israelis, they don't want this plan and they don't agree.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Agreement #Want #Plans

  • We need to restore the confidence in the country, first of all.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Country #Needs #Firsts

  • We want to see Israel withdraw from our territory. But we don't want to be accountable vis-a-vis Israel on the security basis, because we don't see, in the absence of a peace agreement, that Lebanon can really be accountable to Israel if anything happens.
    -- Rafik Hariri

    #Israel #Agreement #Lebanon

  • Even if my country remains in war with yours. . .remember. . . i am not your enemy.

  • A hero would die for his country, but he'd much rather live for it.

  • Before one can walk as Christ walked, and talk as He talked, he must first begin to think as Christ thought.

  • Think it over, think it under.

  • Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it. And then he feels that perhaps there isn't.

  • I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.

  • I think I feel rather differently about sympathy to what seems the normal view. I like just to feel it is there, but not always expressed.

  • Tragedy is the difference between what is and what could have been.

  • All the different nations in the world, despite their differences of appearance and religion and language and way of life, still have one thing in common, and that is what's inside of all of us. If we X-rayed the insides of different human beings, we wouldn't be able to tell from those X-rays what the person's language or background or race is.

  • At some point, a flash of sustained clarity reveals the difference between what someone would have you believe is true, and what you know from the depths of your own heart to the peaks of your soul to be true. What happens after that is up to you.

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