"So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Monica Lewinsky on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Monica Lewinsky on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Monica Lewinsky on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Monica Lewinsky on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Monica Lewinsky on Thomas Paine
"I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past."
"So I think it's - what was important to me is that I found that I can't change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don't think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there."
"Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me."
"He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied."
"And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media."