20 Insightful Hillary Clinton Quotes


Hillary Rodham Clinton is more than just a former First Lady of the United States (which she held from 1993-2001) – she’s an advocate of women’s and children’s rights and is one of the most inspiring women in the world. The former Democratic Presidential Candidate in 2008, United States Senator and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton’s career is as notable as her husband’s, former US president Bill Clinton. She’s a champion of gender equality, both in the workplace and at home, and is a stronger defender of women’s rights.

Although her run for presidency didn’t turn out as expected, she still made history and only proved that having a woman as commander-in-chief is inevitable. She is the only First lady to eve have run for public office. While she was Secretary of State, she continuously spoke out on women’s rights and didn’t mind ruffling a few feathers. Her career has been nothing but impressive and she continue to inspire women all over the globe. As a role model to billions of women and girls, she’s an important voice for our generation of women.

Throughout her career, Hillary Clinton has said some pretty remarkable and inspiring things that should always be remembered. Her political career is far from over, and even if she does not decide to run for president in 2016, she will forever continue to inspire both men and women as she goes down in history as one of the most influential women ever to grace this earth.

Here are 20 of the most inspiring quotes from Hillary Rodham Clinton:

1. Women to take their rightful place

“It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided.”

"It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children's and grandchildren's fates, are decided."

“It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided.”

 

 

2. The future of marriage

“The future of the marriage is in the hands of two people – those who married.”

"The future of the marriage is in the hands of two people - those who married."

“The future of the marriage is in the hands of two people – those who married.”

 

 

3. We cannot change the past

“…we cannot change the past we inherited. All we can do is to have a better future.”

"...we cannot change the past we inherited. All we can do is to have a better future."

“…we cannot change the past we inherited. All we can do is to have a better future.”

 

4. Too many women…

“Too many women in too many countries speak the same language of silence.”

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“Too many women in too many countries speak the same language of silence.”

 

 

5. Good Works, Sound Soultions

“It’s time that we move from good words to good works, from sound bites to sound solutions.”

"It's time that we move from good words to good works, from sound bites to sound solutions."

“It’s time that we move from good words to good works, from sound bites to sound solutions.” (Hillary Clinton)

 

 

 

6. Saying in the White House

“We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady.”

"We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady."

“We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady.”

 

 

 

7. Government censors

“As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.”

"As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics."

“As I speak to you today, government censors somewhere are working furiously to erase my words from the records of history. But history itself has already condemned these tactics.”

 

8. Worst quality

“Probably my worst quality is that i get very passionate about what I think is right.”

"Probably my worst quality is that i get very passionate about what I think is right."

“Probably my worst quality is that i get very passionate about what I think is right.” (Hillary Clinton)

 

 

9. Maternal health

“You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.”

"You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion."

“You cannot have maternal health without reproductive health. And reproductive health includes contraception and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion.”

 

10. Knock a story

“If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.”

"If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle."

“If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.” (Hillary Clinton)

 

 

11. True and lasting peace

“As long as there are those who are willing to shed blood and take innocent life in the name of religion – in the name of God – the world will never know a true and lasting peace.”

"As long as there are those who are willing to shed blood and take innocent life in the name of religion - in the name of God - the world will never know a true and lasting peace."

“As long as there are those who are willing to shed blood and take innocent life in the name of religion – in the name of God – the world will never know a true and lasting peace.”

 

12. Real news

“Viewership of Al Jazerra is join up in the United States because it’s real news…you feel like you’re getting real news around the clock instead of a million commercials and arguments between talking heads.”

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“Viewership of Al Jazerra is join up in the United States because it’s real news…you feel like you’re getting real news around the clock instead of a million commercials and arguments between talking heads.”

 

13. Moments wasted

“Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward.”

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“Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward.”

 

 

14. Hold out our hand

“We shall hold out our hand; they have to unclench their fist.”

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“We shall hold out our hand; they have to unclench their fist.”

 

15. Criticism

“Like it or not, women are always subject to criticism if they show too much feeling in public.”

"Like it or not, women are always subject to criticism if they show too much feeling in public."

“Like it or not, women are always subject to criticism if they show too much feeling in public.”

 

 

 

16. Fighting

“You show people what you are willing to fight for when you fight your friend.”

Hillary Clinton Quote

“You show people what you are willing to fight for when you fight your friend.”

 

 

17. Rights of women and girls

“I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.”

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“I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.”

 

 

 

18.Criticism

“I do not criticize for the sake of criticism.”

"I do not criticize for the sake of criticism."

“I do not criticize for the sake of criticism.”

 

19. Owe our children

“All of us recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them.”

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“All of us recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them.”

 

20. Equal Pay

“We need to make equal pay and equal opportunity for women and girls a reality so women’s rights are human rights for once and for all.”

Hillary Clinton Inspiring Quote

“We need to make equal pay and equal opportunity for women and girls a reality so women’s rights are human rights for once and for all.”

 



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