I can quite imagine a Jewish state of ten million. ...
I doubt it [that this number of Jews could live in the area allocated by the UN to the Jewish state]. We would not have taken on this war merely for the purpose of enjoying this tiny state. By: David Ben-Gurion
Date: August 1948
this article in TIME
See, also, Chapter 10 of this book, which says that Ben-Gurion said this in a Time magazine interview. Presumably is refers to this interview.
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