Famous Quotes from ...

Bill Clinton



    If we want to invest in the prosperity of our nation, we must invest in the education of our children so that their talents may be fully employed.

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    When it comes to anything that's social, whether it's your family, your school, your community, your business or your country, winning is a team sport.

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    Justice may be blind, but we all know that diversity in the courts, as in all aspects of society, sharpens our vision and makes us a stronger nation.

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    Stigmatization and discrimination is bad in a society, ... The society must discourage prejudice, stigma, embarrassment and fears related on HIV/AIDS to patients.

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    No government really rooted in limited, parliamentary democracy should have the power to make its citizens fight and kill and die in a war they may oppose, a war which even possibly may be wrong, a war which, in any case, does not involve immediately the peace and freedom of the nation.

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    As we have throughout this century, we will lead with the power of our example, but be prepared, when necessary, to make an example of our power.

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    The new rage is to say that the government is the cause of all our problems, and if only we had no government, we'd have no problems. I can tell you, that contradicts evidence, history, and common sense."

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    We depend on Japan, China, the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and Korea primarily to basically loan us money every day of the year to cover my tax cut and these conflicts and Katrina. I don't think it makes any sense.

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    Success is not the measure of a man but a triumph over those who choose to hold him back.

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    In the whole history of this country, we have probably won more friends from the power of our example than from the power of our military.

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    Politics gives guys so much power that they tend to behave badly around women. And I hope I never get into that.

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    The other thing we have to do is to take seriously the role in this problem of . . . older men who prey on underage women. . . . There are consequences to decisions and . . . one way or another, people always wind up being held accountable.

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    During the Vietnam War, any young men -- including the current president, the vice president and me -- could have gone to Vietnam but didn't. John Kerry came from a privileged background and could have avoided it, too. Instead he said, 'Send me.'

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