"My fellow Americans, you have to decide what kind of country you want to live in. If you want a you're on your own, winner take all society you should support the Republican ticket. If you want a country of shared opportunities and shared responsibilities - a 'we're all in it together' society, you should vote for Barack Obama and Joe Biden."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."William J. Clinton on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."William J. Clinton on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."William J. Clinton on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."William J. Clinton on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."William J. Clinton on Mahatma Gandhi
"I came of age believing that, no matter what happened, I would always be able to support myself."
"Democrats think the country works better with a strong middle class, real opportunities for poor people to work their way into it and a relentless focus on the future, with business and government working together to promote growth and broadly shared prosperity. We think 'we're all in this together' is a better philosophy than 'you're on your own.'"
"Where are the jobs going to come from?Small business, manufacturing and clean energy. Where's the money to finance them? The banks and the corporations in America today have lots of money that they can invest right now."
"Because primarily of the power of the Internet, people of modest means can band together and amass vast sums of money that can change the world for some public good if they all agree."
"It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us."