"Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."William J. Clinton on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."William J. Clinton on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."William J. Clinton on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."William J. Clinton on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."William J. Clinton on Booker T. Washington
"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."