We believe that the first time we're born, as children, it's human life given to us; and when we accept Jesus as our Savior, it's a new life. That's what "born again" means.
Jimmy Carter (1924 -)
Source: an interview with Robert L. Turner, March 16, 1976
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Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
The first step in providing economic equality for women is to ensure a stable economy in which every person who wants to work can work.
Source: Speech at Women's Agenda Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2, 1976
Within the stable economy it's necessary to eliminate all forms of sexual discrimination, and to provide women for the first time in our history with economic opportunities equal to those of men.
All I want is the same thing you want. To have a nation with a government that is as good and honest and decent and competent and compassionate and as filled with love as are the American people.
Source: Speech to the California State Serrate, Sacramento, May 20, 1976
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.
Source: his Farewell Address 1981
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
No poor, rural, weak, or black person should ever again have to bear the additional burden of being deprived of the opportunity for an education, a job, or simple justice.
Source: Inaugural address as governor, Atlanta, January 12, 1971
Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself.
Source: Aug. 2, 1977
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