23 Total Quotes

Amir Peretz Quotes

I think that there are a lot of people waiting for the moment that someone will fight for their right to make a living with respect, to grow old with respect.
Amir Peretz
#People

This culture of unity governments is a danger to democracy. We are being swept into an illogical political situation.
Amir Peretz
#Culture

They suddenly understood that the dream of a 'whole Israel' is a dream that we paid a very high price for and ... has no chance (of being implemented).
Amir Peretz
#Israel

I think many in the Arab sector will support me because I think I bring some of the remedies to ... the severe feeling of growing separation between Israeli Arabs and their country. We cannot allow this.
Amir Peretz
#Remedies

I have no intention of letting Sharon play the political scene as if it were his private hunting ground. With all the respect I have for him, this era is over.
Amir Peretz
#Hunting

All I ask is for the prime minister to explain the meaning behind delaying our meeting.
Amir Peretz
#Meaning

For the good of Israel, the date of March 7 (for general elections) cannot be delayed.
Amir Peretz
#Elections

He (Sharon) also insisted that we must go to early elections as early as possible.
Amir Peretz
#Elections

We agreed on elections between the end of February and the end of March.
Amir Peretz
#Elections

We will set a date by Monday, when the parliament meets on the dissolution bill.
Amir Peretz
#Parliament

I will not agree that the health of Israel's prime minister would turn into a political issue. This is a personal matter.
Amir Peretz
#Health

We need a moral road map toward the end of the occupation and the signing of a permanent agreement. We will not rest until we have carried out (Rabin's) way.
Amir Peretz
#Agreement

Even if there is no partner for peace with the Palestinians. I will aim for a full and complete separation.
Amir Peretz
#Peace

We have no intention to allow negotiations to take place, or let someone else force us to recognize an organization that declares it seeks to destroy Israel.
Amir Peretz
#Force

We have no intention of allowing negotiations to take place, or allowing a third party to force us to recognize an organization that openly seeks to destroy Israel.
Amir Peretz
#Force

We will keep Jerusalem united and strong, with a Jewish majority and character.
Amir Peretz
#Character

My revolution shows that the pyramid has overturned. Social democracy is at the top of my pyramid.
Amir Peretz
#Democracy

We need better services, to do more for the people. We need to remember that, with capitalism, all that glitters is not gold.
Amir Peretz
#Capitalism

The law is the law, and we need to implement it. We promise to dismantle all illegal outposts within a year of my being elected prime minister. All 105 outposts will be dismantled.
Amir Peretz
#Law

Israel will remain united against acts of terror, and both of us agreed that terror is the central element that endangers the future of the region. I asked (Abbas) to do everything in his power to reduce and stop acts of terror.
Amir Peretz
#Israel

Tonight a real social-democratic movement was created in Israel. We are going to establish a new society.
Amir Peretz
#Israel

We don't intend to be tempted by coalition games. We succeeded as a party to raise the level of credibility of elected officials in Israel, and this is no easy task. Under no circumstances will we join a new government without it being clear what the social red lines are.
Amir Peretz
#Credibility

The Labor Party headed by me aspires to give Israel not only physical borders which will bring an end to the conflict between us and the Palestinians but also moral borders.
Amir Peretz
#Israel