” He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was – I wouldn’t say the ‘guru’ – but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement. “


” Later on, there were some problems with our navy, so he made me the head of the navy – all things that I hardly knew anything about. I was basically an ignorant young man. “


” That was my first lesson from Ben-Gurion. Then I saw him making peace, and I saw him making war. He mobilized me before the war. The man was a very rare combination between a real intellectual and a born leader. There is a contradiction between the two. “


” They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents, I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever. “



All 4 Shimon Peres Quotes about Man in picture


He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was - I wouldn
Later on, there were some problems with our navy, so he made me the head of the navy - all things that I hardly knew anything about. I was basically an ignorant young man.


That was my first lesson from Ben-Gurion. Then I saw him making peace, and I saw him making war. He mobilized me before the war. The man was a very rare combination between a real intellectual and a born leader. There is a contradiction between the two.
They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents, I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever.
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