Abba Eban– Israel’s world-renowned diplomat in the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s– famously said at one point that "the Palestinians never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity." I actually believe that this can be said of Israelis as well as Palestinians.
Ralph Seliger at Meretz USA. It can be said of both sides, and ought to be said of both sides. But it can be said of both sides.