"There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America."
"My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country."William J. Clinton on John F. Kennedy
"Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it."William J. Clinton on Mark Twain
"Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism."William J. Clinton on George Washington
"I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually."William J. Clinton on James A. Baldwin
"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle."William J. Clinton on George William Curtis
"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."