A new State of Israel with broad frontiers, strong and solid, with the authority of the Israel Government extending from the Jordan to the Suez Canal.
Statement made in April 1973 from the peaks of Massada.
Whenever you accept our views, we shall be in full agreement with you.Moshe Dayan
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies.Moshe Dayan
It is not in our hands to prevent the murder of workers… and families… but it is in our hands to fix a high price for our blood, so high that the Arab community and the Arab military forces will not be willing to pay it.Moshe Dayan
In two cases I did not fulfill my role as defense minister, in that I did not stop things that I was sure should have been stopped.Moshe Dayan
During the last 100 years our people have been in a process of building up the country and the nation, of expansion, of getting additional Jews and additional settlements in order to expand the borders here. Let no Jew say that the process has ended. Let no Jew say that we are near the end of the road.Moshe Dayan
[Israel] must see the sword as the main, if not the only, instrument with which to keep its morale high and to retain its moral tension. Toward this end it may, no — it must — invent dangers, and to do this it must adopt the method of provocation-and-revenge...Moshe Dayan
Dayan didn't want the government to allow the kibbutzim to build there afterwards — he hoped to trade it back for peace.Moshe Dayan
There is no more Palestine. Finished . . .Moshe Dayan
All that is required is to find an officer, even a captain would do, to win his heart or buy him with money to get him to agreed to declare himself the savior of the Maronite population. Then the Israeli army will enter Lebanon, occupy the necessary territory, create a Christian regime that will ally itself with Israel. The territory from Litani southward will be totally annexed to Israel, and everything will fall into place.Moshe Dayan