I want the children of Israel to believe that there can be a better tomorrow.
I always said my favorite position was company commander in the Paratroop Brigade.
I am making every effort to reach out to all party leaders with one clear message: Israel is bigger and more important than any one leader.
My family, my friends, we live in a democratic country and people have the right to express their opinions.
Israel will not be deprived of its status as a strong, Jewish and democratic state.
The Blue and White government, led by me, will assemble the strongest security cabinet against terrorism and restore deterrence.
A prime minister cannot preside over Israel when an indictment has been filed against him.
National unity does not only have to occur when swords are swung at us.
Every decision of strategic importance needs to go through the relevant institutions, certainly the sale of submarines to neighboring countries.
Israel will never surrender to hatred.
We are part of an inspiringly colorful mosaic of cultures and traditions. I will nurture this pluralism.
It bothers me when I look at Israeli society, on the divisiveness in it, and to polarization. I'm not just talking about left-right... but how individuals behave towards each other.
The children of Israel will not grow up in a state where some of its leaders sanctify hatred. I won't let hate win.
Throughout our history, our fight for survival and freedom has been empowered by a secret weapon: Our unity.
I do not wish to slander his name, I think Netanyahu ran the country well but his time is up.
Israel is a strong country in the region. And it will stay strong if our people will stay committed to Israel, whether it's to defend it, whether it's to develop it.
We are a temperate state.
I have been a soldier and a commander for many years and know how to differentiate between things - not to be busy all the time with the most sensitive matters and to give everything its due attention without having the issues that cause concern to constantly be troubling or worrisome.