20 Interesting Bill Clinton Quotes

Although he had his share of controversy when he was in office as the President of the U.S., Bill Clinton has done plenty of good with the influence and power he has built up. He frequently attends events to support various causes, runs the Clinton Foundation along with his wife Hillary, and is still highly respected. Below are a few of his quotes.

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

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

“By lifting the weakest, poorest among us, we lift the rest of us as well.”

“Pessimism is an excuse for not trying and a guarantee to a personal failure.”

“We need to help younger people recognize their own capacity to do good, and help them discover the rewards of generosity.”

“When our memories outweigh our dreams, we have grown old.”

“Everybody counts, everybody deserves a chance, everybody has a responsible role to play and we all do better when we work together.”

“Keep your eyes on the prize and don’t turn back.”

“I may not have been the greatest president, but I’ve had the most fun eight years.”

“We should, all of us, be filled with gratitude and humility for our present progress and prosperity. We should be filled with awe and joy at what lies over the horizon. And we should be filled with absolute determination to make the most of it.”

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

“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.”

“In the new economy, information, education, and motivation are everything.”

“We are living in a world, where what we earn is a function of what we learn.”

“The road to tyranny, we must never forget, begins with the destruction of the truth.”

“The purpose of politics is to give people tools to make the most of their lives.”

“Sometimes I feel like a fire hydrant looking at a pack of dogs.”

“Taxing less and spending more… it’s fun in the short run, but it’s a recipe for disaster.”

“There is nothing more precious to a parent than a child, and nothing more important to our future than the safety of all our children.”

“Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.”

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