David Ben-Gurion — Israeli Statesman born on October 16, 1896, died on December 01, 1973

David Ben-Gurion was the primary founder of the State of Israel and the first Prime Minister of Israel... (wikipedia)

Without moral and intellectual independence, there is no anchor for national independence.
If an expert says it can't be done, get another expert.
Anyone who believes you can't change history has never tried to write his memoirs.
Suffering makes a people greater, and we have suffered much. We had a message to give the world, but we were overwhelmed, and the message was cut off in the middle. In time there will be millions of us - becoming stronger and stronger - and we will complete the message.
Courage is... the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought not to be feared.