"While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Al Gore on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Al Gore on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Al Gore on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Al Gore on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Al Gore on Ernest Hemingway
"America's political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies."
"Consider what kind of car you get. Buy cars and other products that have the least impact environmentally."
"As human beings, we are vulnerable to confusing the unprecedented with the improbable. In our everyday experience, if something has never happened before, we are generally safe in assuming it is not going to happen in the future, but the exceptions can kill you and climate change is one of those exceptions."
"As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change."
"A zebra does not change its spots."