Top Quotes from Naftali Bennett

In a perfect world, there would be freedom of religion and freedom for all religions to exercise their religion everywhere.

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If you want to change things, it requires bravery.

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The biggest danger for any organism is to not identify that it’s being threatened. I want to hope that people realize that the source of danger and risk in the Middle East is not the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but the deep radical Islamic vision of forming a global caliphate.

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Judaism doesn’t recognize gay marriage, just as we don’t recognize milk and meat together as kosher, and nothing will change it… I’m not a hypocrite; I state my positions.

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Conscientious objection is an intrinsic part of being a soldier.

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Can you imagine what will happen to the global economy if Iran comes out with a nuclear weapon? The whole area will enter a nuclear race – Saudi Arabia, Turkey.

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Not everything can be solved quickly.

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In my previous career as a chief executive of high-tech companies, I experienced firsthand the endless possibilities when people from diverse backgrounds work together. They get to know one another and quickly learn that they share more in common than they originally thought.

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The reality is, if you were fortunate to be born to rich parents, you have a better chance of succeeding in life. And that’s wrong.

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Jews have been living in Jerusalem way before British people were living in London.

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There are roughly 22,000 Palestinians working side by side with what you call settlers in factories and malls in the West Bank. If you work together, you start understanding each other.

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Iran doesn’t need one centrifuge. Canada has nuclear energy. Spain has nuclear energy. Switzerland has nuclear energy, and they don’t enrich uranium. You don’t need to enrich uranium in order to use nuclear energy. You enrich uranium in order to produce a bomb.

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I spent most of my career in hi tech, not in politics.

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There will not be a billion-shekel cut to education on my watch.

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The State of Israel must be at the forefront of global science – in physics, in mathematics, in medicine, in biology.

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Any deal that allows Iran to enrich uranium, which allows them to ultimately break out within a few months with a nuclear weapon, is a disaster for the world.

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I state in no uncertain terms: An order to uproot an Arab village or a Jewish settlement violates the most basic of human rights… It’s a difficult dilemma.

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No one wants peace more than me.

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What I’m working is for peace on ground between Israelis and Palestinians through business, through economy, through quality of life.

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There’s 2 million Palestinians that govern themselves. They have their own parliament, their own government, their own elections, their own tax system. I don’t want to govern the Palestinians; no one does. They already govern themselves.

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We need to do everything possible to save the Jewish state. We don’t have another Jewish state.

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I am proud of religious Zionism. I am proud of the members of religious Zionism because it is a true ideological public.

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I would never take my children and place them next to missile launchers.

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If you want to conduct terror against Israelis, which is unacceptable, send fighters to do it. Don’t send your women and children.

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I myself am a former commando fighter.

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Israel never targets civilians deliberately, period.

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The whole Land of Israel is a single bloc. There are those who say we can build inside the settlement blocs, and others who say we may not be able to hold onto the towns outside the blocs. I have come to tell you what the Arabs already know – that the Land of Israel is one bloc.

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The Land of Israel goes with the Torah of Israel under the sovereignty of the State of Israel.

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We must continue building in all corners of the Land of Israel, with determination and without being confused.

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You cannot force a state to be demilitarized. Even if a state enters a treaty where it commits to be demilitarized, there’s no way to reverse statehood if it violates it.

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The term ‘demilitarized Palestinian state’ is an oxymoron.

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In the Middle East, we don’t have the luxury to indulge in fantasy.

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For Israel to retain its amazing position as the largest concentration of high tech after Silicon Valley, we need more engineers and mathematicians. We have too many lawyers.

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Netanyahu supports – and he truly does support – building a Palestinian state within Israel.

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I’m vehemently against population transfer. I’m against expelling anyone from his house, ever – whether it be a Jew or an Arab.

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I’m not going to tell the Palestinians how to arrange themselves. If they want to have their own entity and their own parliament as they do today, that’s fine. If they want to connect to Jordan, which has a very big Palestinian population, and vote in the Jordanian government, that’s fine.

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I think people appreciate honesty.

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You don’t talk to terror organizations!

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I don’t believe in regime change, certainly not in the Middle East.

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It often takes time for the Israeli government to get things done.

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I am often in contact with the hareidi public and politicians.

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I very much admire Uri Ariel. I think he’s a man of principles, and effective, and I love him.

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There’s been a significant amount of Israelis who are joining my party because they think that Israel has to have a tough stance in this crazy environment called the Middle East.

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Israel will not divide its land. We’re already too small.

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I have not one shred of anger in my heart against Netanyahu or his wife.

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It’s totally viable to envisage a million Jews living in Judea and Samaria.

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Jews can build in New York, Moscow and Paris, but in our own land, we can’t build? That’s nuts.

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I don’t see any difference between Judea and Samaria and the rest of the country.

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Judea and Samaria can be a place of refuge for the nation.

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Let’s be honest: discrimination against Arabs exists in Israel.

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We know that 99.9% of Arab-Israelis are loyal to Israel.

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When you negotiate with terrorists, you get more terror.

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