Top 50+ Jimmy Carter Quotes and Sayings with Images

Top 50+ Jimmy Carter Quotes and Sayings with Images

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Best Jimmy Carter Quotes

You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can. » Jimmy Carter

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

The measure of a society is found in how they treat their weakest and most helpless citizens.

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. » Jimmy Carter

It’s not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail. » Jimmy Carter

America does not at the moment have a functioning democracy.

I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming. » Jimmy Carter

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. » Jimmy Carter

A joyous occasion is never quite as wonderful as when it becomes a memory.

We’ve become, now, an oligarchy instead of a democracy. I think that’s been the worst damage to the basic moral and ethical standards to the American political system that I’ve ever seen in my life. » Jimmy Carter

We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other’s children. » Jimmy Carter

Go out on a limb. That's where the fruit is.

I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… My faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference. » Jimmy Carter

Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future. » Jimmy Carter

The bond of our common humanity is stronger than the divisiveness of our fears and prejudices.

I believe that anyone can be successful in life, regardless of natural talent or the environment within which we live. This is not based on measuring success by human competitiveness for wealth, possessions, influence, and fame, but adhering to God’s standards of truth, justice, humility, service, compassion, forgiveness, and love. » Jimmy Carter

When people are intimidated about having their own opinions, oppression is at hand. » Jimmy Carter

Failure is a reality; we all fail at times, and it’s painful when we do. But it’s better to fail while striving for something wonderful, challenging, adventurous, and uncertain than to say, ” I don’t want to try because I may not succeed completely. » Jimmy Carter

We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. » Jimmy Carter

A strong nation, like a strong person, can afford to be gentle, firm, thoughtful, and restrained. It can afford to extend a helping hand to others. It is a weak nation, like a weak person, that must behave with bluster and boasting and rashness and other signs of insecurity. » Jimmy Carter

God always answers prayers. Sometimes it’s “yes.” Sometimes the answer is “no.” Sometimes it’s “you gotta be kidding. » Jimmy Carter

Wherever life takes us, there are always moments of wonder.

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

The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation. » Jimmy Carter

I'd like to be remembered as someone who was a champion of peace and human rights.

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

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood. » Jimmy Carter

We know that a peaceful world cannot long exist, one-third rich and two-thirds hungry.

Testing oneself is best when done alone. » Jimmy Carter

Aggression unopposed becomes a contagious disease. » Jimmy Carter

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. » Jimmy Carter

When I was elected President nobody asked me to negotiate between Israel and Egypt. It was not even a question raised in my campaign. But I felt that one of the reasons that I was elected President was to try to bring peace to the Holy Land. » Jimmy Carter

Spirit is like the wind, in that we can’t see it but can see its effects, which are profound. » Jimmy Carter

I’m not in favor of the government mandating a prayer in school because our country was founded on the fact that no particular religious faith would have ascendance over or preferential treatment over any other. » Jimmy Carter

In every instance that I have known of with confrontation with the government and the press, the press was always right. So keep it up. » Jimmy Carter

A person should have as our goal complete agape (self-sacrificial love). The most we can expect from a society is to institute simple justice. » Jimmy Carter, Faith: A Journey For All

Ours was the first nation to be founded on the idea that all are created equal and all deserve equal treatment under the law. Despite our missteps and shortcomings, these ideals still inspire hope among the oppressed and give us pride in being Americans. » Jimmy Carter

We simply must balance our demand for energy with our rapidly shrinking resources. By acting now we can control our future instead of letting the future control us. » Jimmy Carter

As we ask God for some blessing, we have an obligation to participate ourselves in the fulfillment of those dreams, aspirations, hopes, and ideas. » Jimmy Carter

The life of every human being on earth can depend on the experience, judgment, and vigilance of the person in the Oval Office. » Jimmy Carter

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. » Jimmy Carter

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. » Jimmy Carter

When you single out any particular group of people for secondary citizenship status, that’s a violation of basic human rights. » Jimmy Carter

I think I was identified as a failed president because I wasn’t re-elected. » Jimmy Carter

To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes. » Jimmy Carter

At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes. » Jimmy Carter

You just have to have a simple faith. » Jimmy Carter

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. » Jimmy Carter

My constant prayer, my number one foreign goal, is to bring peace to Israel. And in the process to Israel’s neighbours. » Jimmy Carter

I remember the last three days that I was president, I never went to bed at all. I never went to bed until we had negotiated the final release of the hostages. » Jimmy Carter

It’s very difficult for the American people to believe that our government, one of the richest on Earth, is also one of the stingiest on Earth. » Jimmy Carter

I had very good support from Democrats and Republicans all throughout my administration. I had a very high batting average. We added more jobs per year in my four years than any other president since the Second World War. » Jimmy Carter

I wish I had known when I was in the White House what I know now about the Third World. » Jimmy Carter

If I go to Italy, I will certainly request to meet with Pope Francis, whom I admire very much. » Jimmy Carter

I have 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and they keep me young. » Jimmy Carter

We have a tendency to condemn people who are different from us, to define their sins as paramount and our own sinfulness as being insignificant. » Jimmy Carter

I was totally dominated and revered my father. I admired everything he did. He was a great sports person. He loved me. I was his only boy at that time, before my brother Billy came along. » Jimmy Carter