Chaim Azriel Weizmann (also: Chaijim W., Haim W.) (November 27, 1874 – November 9, 1952) chemist, statesman, President of the World Zionist Organization, first President of Israel (elected May 16, 1948, served 1949 - 1952) and founder of a research institute in Israel which eventually became the Weizmann Institute of Science.
The Jews carry Palestine in their hearts
Before the Peel Commission on November 25, 1936
The choice for our people, Mr. President, is between statehood and extermination.
To President Harry S. Truman on April 9, 1948
The Jewish people are like fertilizer, when you disperse it, it generates good and property, but when you centralize it in one place, it just stinks