Jimmy Carter

In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: ‘We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.’

– 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

“We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.”

– Jimmy Carter

I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.
– 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

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America.
– Jimmy Carter

The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
– Jimmy Carter