14 Most Inspiring and Noteworthy Hillary Clinton Quotes
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician and currently the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party for the President of the United States in the 2016 election. Born October 26th, 1947 she is the first female candidate to have gained the status of being the presumptive nominee for any major party in American history.
Among her many notable accolades, Hillary has served as the 67th Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013; US Senator representing New York from 2001 to 2009; First Lady of the United States during her husband Bill Clinton’s Presidency from 1992 to 2000; First Lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992; practicing lawyer and law professor, activist and volunteer.
In 2014 Hillary took on a new role as grandmother to Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Then on Saturday June 18th, one day ahead of Father’s Day, her daughter Chelsea Clinton gave birth to Hillary’s second grandchild, Aidan Clinton Mezvinsky.
In recognition of Hillary’s passion, tenacity and her persistence on her bid for the White House, we share with you some of Hillary Clinton’s most inspiring and noteworthy quotes:
On values and defining standards
1.“I think the world be a lot better off if more people were to define themselves in terms of their own standards and values and not what other people said or thought about them.” ~ Hillary Clinton
On diversity of people
2.What we have to do…is to find a way to celebrate our diversity and debate our differences without fracturing our communities.” ~ Hillary Clinton
On life and moving forward
3.“Forgiveness is a way of opening up the doors again and moving forward, whether it’s a personal life or a national life.” ~ Hillary Clinton
On standing firm even when judged
4.“People can judge me for what I’ve done. And I think when somebody’s out in the public eye, that’s what they do. So I’m fully comfortable with who I am, what I stand for, and what I’ve always stood for.” ~ Hillary Clinton
Quotes from the first democratic debate, October 2015
5.“I believe in equal pay for equal work for women, but I also believe it’s about time we had paid family leave for American families and join the rest of the world.” ~ Hillary Clinton
6.“I will do everything to heal the divides – so that we work together and, yes, finally, fathers will be able to say to their daughters, you too can grow up to be President.”
7.“I’m a progressive. But I’m a progressive who likes to get things done.” ~ Hillary Clinton
Quotes from her victory speech
On becoming the first female nominee for any major party of the US
8.“Tonight’s victory is not about one person. It belongs to generation of women and men who struggled and sacrificed and made this moment possible. In our country, it started right here in New York, a place called Seneca Falls in 1848 where a small but determined group of women and men came together with the idea that women deserved equal rights and they set it forth in something called the declaration of sent and it was first time in human history that, that kind of declaration occurred.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 7th 2016 (Victory Speech)
On the future:
9.“Yes there are still ceilings to break for women and men for all of us. But don’t let anyone tell you that great things can’t happen in America. Barriers can come down. Justice and equality can win.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 7th 2016 (Victory Speech)
On her differences with Donald Trump:
10.“We believe that cooperation is better than conflict, unity is better than division, empowerment is better than resentment and bridges are better than walls.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 7th 2016 (Victory Speech)
Post June 7th victory quotes
11.“It’s a simple but powerful idea: We believe that we are stronger together.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 8th 2016
12.“We cannot demonize, demagogue, and declare war on an entire religion…Hate is not the answer to hate.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 13th 2016
13.“Americans don’t need conspiracy theories and pathological self congratulations. We need leadership, common sense and concrete plans.” ~ June 14th 2016
14. “I believe that despite those differences of opinion, we’re all on the same team….There’s more that unites us than divides us.” ~ Hillary Clinton, June 14th 2016
When I see these quotes, without question, I see a leader that will make a difference. I see one who will cause a change in our world and empower people to do great things. Love her quote. Thank you for sharing.
Have a wonderful week.
Glad you love this selection of quotes from Hillary Clinton. She is a great role model with very strong leadership qualities. I feel very empowered each time I listen to her speak and by all that she has done and continue to do to make a difference in the world. Blessed weekend my friend. Thanks for stopping by.