"When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain, the politics of constant conflict may be good, but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."William J. Clinton on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."William J. Clinton on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."William J. Clinton on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."William J. Clinton on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."William J. Clinton on Abraham Lincoln
"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."