Jimmy Carter

1924 -

A Quote by Jimmy Carter on children, earth, gifts, good, honor, love, nature, and peace

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.

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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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on belief, country, history, majorities, past, people, and time

For the first time in the history of our country the majority of our people believe that the next five years will be worse than the past five years.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: 1979

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on laws and presidency

I personally think that he did violate the law, that he committed impeachable offenses. But I don't think that he thinks he did. -referring to former President Richard M Nixon

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: 1977

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on america, books, character, conscience, funerals, humanity, knowledge, morality, pleasure, politics, presidency, principles, sacrifice, science, vices, wealth, and worship

According to Gandhi, the seven sins are wealth without works, pleasure without conscience, knowledge without character, commerce without morality, science without humanity, worship without sacrifice, and politics without principle. President Carter told of finding "The Seven Sins" engraved on the wall of Gandhi's memorial. President JIMMY CARTER, eulogy at funeral services for former Vice President Hubert Humphrey, St. Paul, Minnesota, January 16, 1978. - Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter 1978, book 1, p. 80.

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)

Source: Funeral service, Hubert Humphrey, MN, 1/16/78

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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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