Popular Jimmy Carter Quotes

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.


Go out on a limb. That’s where the fruit is.


It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.


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


You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.


Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.


The President publicly apologized today to all those offended by his brother’s remark, There’s more Arabs in this country than there is Jews! Those offended include Arabs, Jews, and English teachers.


Thomas Jefferson declared, stating that he was speaking on behalf of the other founding fathers, …(that) we should build a wall between the church and state.


I’ve looked on many women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.


We must make it clear that a platform of ‘I hate gay men and women’ is not a way to become president of the United States.


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


There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.


In a nuclear age, each of us is threatened when peace is not secured everywhere.


It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature’s gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.


We cannot be both the world’s leading champion of peace and the world’s leading supplier of the weapons of war.


Even for the world’s only superpower, the ends don’t always justify the means.


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


I think the most challenging thing for me in my life and in the Bible is that we worship Jesus as the Prince of Peace. And America is constantly at war.


This war has been motivated by pride or arrogance, by a desire to control oil wealth, by a desire to implant our programs. (talking about the Iraq war)