We Have Taken Their Country

If I was an Arab leader I would never make [peace] with Israel. That is natural: we have taken their country.

~ David Ben-Gurion (1886-10-16 1973-12-01 age:87) Prime Minister of Israel 19481963, quoted in The Jewish Paradox, by Nahum Goldmann, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1978, p. 99