"You get elected, often, if you're a woman, on the strength of the women's vote then you get into office, and you have to adapt to an overwhelmingly male environment."
"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."Eleanor Clift on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Eleanor Clift 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."Eleanor Clift on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Eleanor Clift on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Eleanor Clift on Ernest Hemingway
"People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician."