Yitzhak Shamir Quote
“I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it's the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It's probably the most important thing in a person.”
As quoted in: Vanity Fair, Volume 54 (1991), p. 136
“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”
―George W. Bush
To a person in the crowd who yelled "I can't hear you." - at World Trade Center site, New York, N.Y., 14 Sept. 2001
Born: October 22, 1915 (age 103)
Bio: Yitzhak Shamir was an Israeli politician and the seventh Prime Minister of Israel, serving two terms, 1983 84 and 1986 1992. Before the establishment of the State of Israel, Shamir was a member of the Irgun, an organisation that was considered a terrorist group by Israel which broke away from the Haganah. He was the country's second longest-serving prime minister after David Ben-Gurion.