"It's about time we make the well-being of our young people more important than ideology and politics. As a country, we benefit from investing in their future by investing in teen pregnancy prevention."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Jane Fonda on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Jane Fonda on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Jane Fonda on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Jane Fonda on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Jane Fonda on Joseph Stalin
"It's hard for women at my age in Hollywood, but I'm not discouraged."
"We're still living with the old paradigm of age as an arch. That's the old metaphor: You're born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude."
"We can no longer waste time and money. Every day, more than 2,000 girls in America, age 15-19, give birth - in the wealthiest, most educated nation in the world! Neither you nor I should accept this statistic."
"The reality is sobering: in the United States one in three girls will become pregnant before age 20, totaling more than 750,000 girls per year."
"I'm a very brave person. I can go to North Vietnam, I can challenge my government, but I can't challenge the man I'm with if means I'm going to end up alone."