Jimmy Carter Quotes

50 Jimmy Carter quotes:

"The existing and long-standing use of the word 'evolution' in our state's textbooks has not adversely affected Georgians' belief in the omnipotence of God as creator of the universe,"
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"The Carter Center has been monitoring elections down here for more than 12 years, ... This one was almost perfect."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Elections Quotes
"There have always been abnormalities in elections including in my own country, the United States. My hope is opposition party members would take their seats in parliament and ensure that voters' interests are represented,"
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"Congress must enact the windfall profits tax without delay, ... It will be money well spent. Unlike the billions of dollars that we ship to foreign countries to pay for foreign oil, these funds will be paid by Americans to Americans."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"We differ, Mr. Castro and I, on the definition of democracy."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'"
"The personal attacks on the president and the condemnations of America by Hugo Chavez from Venezuela, I think, are completely unjustified and uncalled for, ... Chavez is a difficult person with whom to deal personally. I know from my own experience."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: America Quotes
"is nothing less than our nation's soul."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Soul Quotes
"If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you."
"The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity."
"with a serious handicap as they enter college or private life where freedom of speech will be permitted."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: College Quotes
"The total commitment by the people who live here and also by foreigners is to ensure peace in Liberia, and I believe peace will be maintained."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"This would be hopefully a voluntary commitment by the (media), ... If they don't do it, then we recommend that Congress take action."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Commitment Quotes
"To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes."
"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."
"For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants."
"Seen from the air, it is very clear that this disaster is worse than the earthquake of 1972, ... I have known other cases of disaster, and I know the worst is yet to come -- cholera and dengue."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"There is no other mandate whose implementation could more to profoundly improve international relationships,"
"If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement."
"Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent."

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