Bill Clinton Quotes

Best 20 Quotes by Bill Clinton

“A man is more than the sum of all the things he can do.”

“America just works better when more people have a chance to live their dreams.”

“Being President is like being the groundskeeper in a cemetery: there are a lot of people under you, but none of them are listening.”

“If one candidate is appealing to your fears, and the other one's appealing to your hopes, you’d better vote for the person who wants you to think and hope!”

“If President Reagan could be an actor and become president, maybe I could become an actor. I’ve got a good pension. I can work for cheap.”

“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.”

“Mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of, but stigma and bias shame us all.”

“Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel.”

“People are more impressed by the power of our example rather than the example of our power.”

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

“Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.”

“The problem with ideology is, if you’ve got an ideology, you’ve already got your mind made up. You know all the answers and that makes evidence irrelevant and arguments a waste of time. You tend to govern by assertion and attacks.”

“We all do better when we work together. Our differences do matter, but our common humanity matters more.”

“We cannot build our own future without helping others to build theirs.”

“What are the needs of the world? What can I do that won’t be done if I don’t do it?”

“When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web. Now even my cat has its own page.”

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