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William J. Clinton Quotes

Motivational William J. Clinton Quotes and Sayings

William J. Clinton Quotes:- William Jefferson Clinton, better known as Bill Clinton (born August 19, 1946) was the 42nd president of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. Since leaving office, Clinton has worked with the Clinton Foundation and campaigned for his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, in the 2008 and 2016 presidential elections.

Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history and signed into law the North American Free Trade Agreement, but failed to pass his plan for national health care reform. In the 1994 elections, the Republican Party won unified control of the Congress for the first time in 40 years.

Clinton left office with the highest end-of-office approval rating of any U.S. president since World War II and has continually scored high in the historical rankings of U.S. presidents, consistently placing in the top third. Since leaving office, he has been involved in public speaking and humanitarian work. He created the William J. Clinton Foundation to address international causes such as the prevention of AIDS and global warming.


Inspirational William J. Clinton Quotes


“A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving.”-“-William J. Clinton


“Being president is like running a cemetery: you’ve got a lot of people under you and nobody’s listening.”-William J. Clinton


“Character is a journey, not a destination.”-William J. Clinton


“Hillary will make us stronger together. You know it because she’s spent a lifetime doing it.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes Grateful


“I am grateful to President George W. Bush for PEPFAR, which is saving the lives of millions of people in poor countries and to both Presidents Bush for the work we’ve done together after the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, and the Haitian earthquake.”-William J. Clinton

“I am in support of the NRA position on gun control.”-William J. Clinton


“I believe I’m a better authority than anybody else in America on my own wife. I have never known a person with a stronger sense of right and wrong in my life ever.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Believing


“I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself.”-William J. Clinton


“I don’t believe you can find any evidence of the fact that I have changed government policy solely because of a contribution.”-William J. Clinton


“I haven’t eaten at a McDonald’s since I became President.”-William J. Clinton

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“I like the job. That’s what I’ll miss the most… I’m not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I’ve liked it.”-William J. Clinton


“I married my best friend. I was still in awe after more than four years of being around her at how smart and strong and loving and caring she was. And I really hoped that her choosing me and rejecting my advice to pursue her own career was a decision she would never regret.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Economy


“I personally don’t believe we ought to be raising taxes or cutting spending, either on, until we get this economy off the ground. I’ll pay more, but it won’t solve the problem.”-William J. Clinton


“I still believe in a place called Hope.”-William J. Clinton


“I want American Dream growth – lots of new businesses, well-paying jobs, and American leadership in new industries, like clean energy and biotechnology.”-William J. Clinton


“If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction program.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Change


“If you believe in making a change from the bottom up, if you believe the measure of change is how many people’s lives are better, you know it’s hard, and some people think it’s boring.”-William J. Clinton


“If you live long enough, you’ll make mistakes. But if you learn from them, you’ll be a better person. It’s how you handle adversity, not how it affects you. The main thing is never quit, never quit, never quit.”-William J. Clinton


“If you think the President was right to open the doors of American opportunity to young immigrants brought here as children who want to go to college or serve in the military, you should vote for Barack Obama.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Peace


“If you want a future of shared prosperity, where the middle class is growing and poverty is declining, where the American Dream is alive and well, and where the United States remains the leading force for peace and prosperity in a highly competitive world, you should vote for Barack Obama.”-William J. Clinton


“If you win elections on the theory that government is always bad and will mess up a two-car parade… a real change-maker represents a real threat. So your only option is to create a cartoon, a cartoon alternative, then run against the cartoon. Cartoons are two-dimensional; they’re easy to absorb.”-William J. Clinton


“If you’re a Muslim and you love America and freedom and you hate terror, stay here and help us win and make a future together. We want you.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Mountain


“In 1979, just after I became governor, I asked Hillary to chair a rural health committee to help expand health care to isolated farm and mountain areas. They recommended to do that partly by deploying trained nurse practitioners in places with no doctors to provide primary care they were trained to provide.”-William J. Clinton


“In a world with no systems, with chaos, everything becomes a guerilla struggle, and this predictability is not there. And it becomes almost impossible to save lives, educate kids, develop economies, whatever.”-William J. Clinton


“In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.”-William J. Clinton


“In today’s knowledge-based economy, what you earn depends on what you learn. Jobs in the information technology sector, for example, pay 85 percent more than the private sector average.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Trapped


“It’s heartbreaking to see so many people trapped in a web of enforced idleness, deep debt, and gnawing self-doubt.”-William J. Clinton


“Let us all take more responsibility, not only for ourselves and our families but for our communities and our country.”-William J. Clinton


“My plan after office is to get up and spend that entire first day helping my wife move into her new senatorial office.”-William J. Clinton

“Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us and what will be here a long time after we’re gone.”-William J. Clinton


“Poor Darrell Hammond. What’s he going to do when I leave office?”-William J. Clinton


“Promising too much can be as cruel as caring too little.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Republican


“Remember, Republican economic policies quadrupled the debt before I took office and doubled it after I left. We simply can’t afford to double-down on trickle-down.”-William J. Clinton


“Saddam Hussein didn’t kill 3,100 people on Sept. 11. Osama bin Laden did, and as far as we know he’s still alive.”-William J. Clinton


“Sometimes when people are under stress, they hate to think, and it’s the time when they most need to think.”-William J. Clinton


“Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.”-William J. Clinton


“The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On America


“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.”-William J. Clinton


“We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.”-William J. Clinton


“When times are tough, constant conflict may be good politics but in the real world, cooperation works better. After all, nobody’s right all the time, and a broken clock is right twice a day.”-William J. Clinton


“When we make college more affordable, we make the American dream more achievable.”-William J. Clinton


William J. Clinton Quotes On Independence


“Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent, free people.”-William J. Clinton


“You are the most powerful cultural force in the world.”-William J. Clinton


“You can put wings on a pig, but you don’t make it an eagle.”-William J. Clinton


“You have to make a conscious decision to change for your own well-being and that of your family and your country.”-William J. Clinton


“You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.”-William J. Clinton