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Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease.
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.
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America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America.
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An act of terrorism totally outside the bounds of international law and diplomatic tradition. a crisis that calls for firmness and restraint.
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At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.
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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.
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For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
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Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing... you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world.
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Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.
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Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
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I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
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I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
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I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president.
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I now understand more clearly than I ever had before why you won in November 1980 and I lost.
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I personally think that he did violate the law, that he committed impeachable offenses. But I don't think that he thinks he did.
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I say to you quite frankly that the time for racial discrimination is over.
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I think what's going on in Guantanamo Bay and other places is a disgrace to the U.S.A. I wouldn't say it's the cause of terrorism, but it has given impetus and excuses to potential terrorists to lash out at our country and justify their despicable acts.
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I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.
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I've looked on many women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.
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If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
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If you're totally illiterate and living on one dollar a day, the benefits of globalization never come to you.
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In this outward and physical ceremony we attest once again to the inner and spiritual strength of our Nation. As my high school teacher, Miss Julia Coleman, used to say: 'We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.'
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It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
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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.
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It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
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It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail.
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Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
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My decision to register women confirms what is already obvious throughout our society-that women are now providing all types of skills in every profession. The military should be no exception.
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New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.
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People make a big fuss over you when you're President. But I'm very serious about doing everything I can to make sure that it doesn't go to my head.
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Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
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Sadat was a great and good man, and his most bitter and dangerous enemies were people who were obsessed with hatred for his peaceful goals.
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Testing oneself is best when done alone.
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The awareness that health is dependent upon habits that we control makes us the first generation in history that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
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The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.
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The experience of democracy is like the experience of life itself-always changing, infinite in its variety, sometimes turbulent and all the more valuable for having been tested by adversity.
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There should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting to combat.
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To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
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Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.
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War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
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We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
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We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
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We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.
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We must make it clear that a platform of 'I hate gay men and women' is not a way to become president of the United States.
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We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.
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We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
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We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
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What has happened at Guantanamo Bay... does not represent the will of the American people. I'm embarrassed about it, I think its wrong. I think it does give terrorists an unwarranted excuse to use the despicable means to hurt innocent people.
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Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread.
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Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.
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You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.
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You can not divorce religious belief and public service. I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
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You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
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You have given me a great responsibility: to stay close to you, to be worthy of you and to exemplify what you are.
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You just have to have a simple faith.
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