"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Elizabeth Edwards on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Elizabeth Edwards on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Elizabeth Edwards on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Elizabeth Edwards on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Elizabeth Edwards on Booker T. Washington
"You have to have enough respect for other human beings to leave their lives alone. If you admire that life, build it for yourself. Don't just try to come in and take somebody else's life."
"A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live."
"Maybe we all change over time."
"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
"I've had to come to grips with a God that fits my own experience, which is, my God could not be offering protection and not have protected my boy."