PALCIT is a database of quotes on the Zionist colonization of Palestine. Quotations do not replace History, but there is no History without quotations. Those in PALCIT come either from recognized historians or from media that have shed light on the news.Their authors are most often people who have played a direct and important role of political power. This choice is intended to give a raw material to understand the ideology that has guided the decisions taken since the birth of Zionism to lead to today's Israel.Authentic quotations are accessible:The authenticity of the quotations and their sources have been carefully verified.

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Quotation from Uri Lubrani “Were there no Arab students, perhaps it would be better” — Apr. 4 1961

Ben Gurion's Advisor for Arab Affairs from 1960 to 1963.
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" With one hand we take what we give them with the other. We give them tractors, electricity, and progress, but we take land and restrict their movement …Were there no Arab students, perhaps it would be better. If they [Arabs] would remain hewers of wood perhaps it would be easier to control them. "

Zeev Schiff, If I Were an Arab , Haaretz, April 4, 1961
Quoted by Ian Lustick, Arabs in the Jewish State , Univ. Texas Press, 1980, p.68.

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