Jimmy Carter

1924 -

A Quote by Jimmy Carter on acceptance, belief, children, jesus, life, and time

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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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on aggression and disease

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: 1980

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on economics, equality, stability, women, and work

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.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Speech at Women's Agenda Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2, 1976

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on discrimination, economics, history, men, opportunity, stability, time, and women

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.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Speech at Women's Agenda Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2, 1976

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on compassion, competence, good, government, honesty, love, nations, and people

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.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Speech to the California State Serrate, Sacramento, May 20, 1976

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on america, human rights, and inventions

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: his Farewell Address 1981

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on achievement and fear

If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: 1978

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on art, language, love, music, nature, and politics

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on education, jobs, justice, opportunity, simplicity, and weakness

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.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Inaugural address as governor, Atlanta, January 12, 1971

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on drugs, individuality, and possessions

Penalties against possession of a drug should not be more damaging to an individual than the use of the drug itself.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Aug. 2, 1977

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