"President Obama's record on national security is a tribute to his strength, and judgment, and to his preference for inclusion and partnership over partisanship."
"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."William J. Clinton on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."William J. Clinton 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."William J. Clinton on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."William J. Clinton on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."William J. Clinton on Ernest Hemingway
"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."