Jimmy Carter Quotes

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

Jimmy Carter

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It's a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity.

Jimmy Carter

You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.

Jimmy Carter

The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.

Jimmy Carter

If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.

Jimmy Carter

Globalization is a policy, not an act of God

Jimmy Carter

If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.

Jimmy Carter

The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.

Jimmy Carter

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.

Jimmy Carter

Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.

Jimmy Carter

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries."

Jimmy Carter

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.

Jimmy Carter

To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.

Jimmy Carter

War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each others children.

Jimmy Carter

I think they have been seriously disillusioned, but whether it would have been more accurately predicted if I had been in the White House or someone else, I wouldn't claim that at all.

Jimmy Carter

Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering, and the opportunity to lead a productive life..

Jimmy Carter
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