Quotes by Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter was not only President of the United States, but also a great humanitarian, poet, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. President Carter's presidential legacy is marred by economic turmoil and the Iranian hostage crisis. Sadly, his environmental policies are greatly ignored when discussing his legacy. President Carter did a lot for helping to solve many of the pollution problems plaguing the United States before his presidency. Read some President Jimmy Carter's greatest quotes below.
You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.
You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread.
We've uncovered some embarrassing ancestors in the not-too-distant past. Some horse thieves, and some people killed on Saturday nights. One of my relatives, unfortunately, was even in the newspaper business.
We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
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.
For the first time in the history of our country the majority of our people believe that the next five years will be worse than the past five years.
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.
Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
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