Jimmy Carter Quotes

50 Jimmy Carter 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."
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"A cowardly attack on innocent civilians brought us an unprecedented level of cooperation and understanding around the world,"
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"There is extreme interest in voting, total determination for democracy and freedom,"
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"We differ, Mr. Castro and I, on the definition of democracy."
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Some states have passed abominable laws that are a disgrace to democracy,"
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America."
"New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up."
"Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom."
"It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail."
"To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes."
"We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles."
"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."
"Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood."
"We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams."
"My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception."
"I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false."
"There is no other mandate whose implementation could more to profoundly improve international relationships,"
"free, honest, open and without any violence of any kind."
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"They still have punch cards in the poorer sections of Florida, while there was electronic voting in the more wealthy areas,"
Author: Carter Quotes Category: Voting Quotes

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