Jimmy Carter Quotes

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  • I believe men and women are the same and that women should be given an equal chance to serve God with men.

    "Interview: President Jimmy Carter Talks About His New Bible and Christian Beliefs". Interview with Katherine T. Phan, www.christianpost.com. March 30, 2012.
  • We consider these settlements to be contrary to the Geneva Convention, that occupied territory should not be changed by establishment of permanent settlements by the occupying power.

    United States. President (1977-1981 : Carter), Jimmy Carter (1980). “Jimmy Carter”
  • As far as being in dangerous situations around the world is concerned, I always have a Secret Service detail with me as one of the privileges of a former President.

    Source: www.pittsburghurbanmedia.com
  • The Bible and studying the Bible has been an important part of my life.

    "Interview: President Jimmy Carter Talks About His New Bible and Christian Beliefs". Interview with Katherine T. Phan, www.christianpost.com. March 30, 2012.
  • 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 (2011). “Sources of Strength: Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith”, p.221, Three Rivers Press
  • No matter where you go in the world in any country in Africa or Latin America and other place, you will find that China is very deeply involved in the affairs of that country.

    Interview with Andrea Useem, bigthink.com. November 30, 2010.
  • Let our position be absolutely clear: An attempt by any outside force to gain control of the Persian Gulf region will be regarded as an assault on the vital interests of the United States of America, and such an assault will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force.

    Jimmy Carter (2013). “Keeping Faith: Memoirs of a President”, p.492, University of Arkansas Press
  • To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.

  • You always get back much more than you give.

  • Quite often ... these little guys, who might be making atomic weapons or who might be guilty of some human rights violation ... are looking for someone to listen to their problems and help them communicate.

  • People who have lust in their heart as just as guilty as those who commit adultery.

    Source: www.pittsburghurbanmedia.com
  • The entire Islamic world condemned Iran. Nowadays, because of the unwarranted invasion of Iraq by Bush and Blair, which was a completely unjust adventure based on misleading statements, and the lack of any effort to resolve the Palestinian issue, there is massive Islamic condemnation of the United States.

    "Mr President for good" by Oliver Burkeman, www.theguardian.com. October 25, 2004.
  • 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.

    "Carter: Iraq War is 'Unjust'". www.foxnews.com. July 30, 2005.
  • 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 (2014). “The Jimmy Carter Library”, p.444, Simon and Schuster
  • I believed what my father taught me about the separation of church and state, so when I was President I never invited Billy Graham to have services in the White House because I didn't think that was appropriate. He was injured a little bit, until I explained it to him.

    "Jimmy Carter Interview: Real Story Behind Egypt Israeli Peace Deal". Interview with Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, www.huffingtonpost.com. January 5, 2012.
  • It's a terrible and tragic and counterproductive policy to avoid communicating with people who disagree with us.

  • We have the deepest respect and reverence for Islam and all who share the faith of Islam.

    United States. President (1977-1981 : Carter), Jimmy Carter, United States. Office of the Federal Register (1977). “Jimmy Carter”
  • I have never been happier, more exhilarated, at peace, rested, inspired, and aware of the grandeur of the universe and the greatness of God than when I find myself in a natural setting not much changed from the way He made it.

    Jimmy Carter (1994). “An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections”, p.6, University of Arkansas Press
  • I think my wife ... is sure of my loyalty.... She knows how hard I work. She knows how tired I am every night. She knows I have fifty or sixty reporters watching me day and night.

    Jimmy Carter, Bill Adler (1977). “The wit and wisdom of Jimmy Carter”, Book Sales
  • It's not necessary to fear the prospect of failure but to be determined not to fail.

  • Governance should be designed as an equalizer. Democrats are more inclined towards working families and those who are struggling for a better life.

  • I just look at death as not a threat. It's inevitable, and I have an assurance of eternal life.

    Jimmy Carter (1998). “Conversations with Carter”, p.55, Lynne Rienner Publishers
  • I think the most challenging thing for me in my life and in the Bible is that we worship Jesus as the Prince of Peace.

    "Interview: President Jimmy Carter Talks About His New Bible and Christian Beliefs". Interview with Katherine T. Phan, www.christianpost.com. March 30, 2012.
  • I advocate the modification of the '67 borders to let about half of the Israeli stay in Palestine.

    "Carter is upbeat about peace talks in Mideast WORDS OF WISDOM The former president offers encouragement to new U.S. envoy - and the rest of us. Q&A". Interview with Bill Lambrecht, www.stltoday.com. February 1, 2009.
  • Our laws were not designed to accommodate three or four thousand refugees coming here per day. Our laws were designed for people to be screened in a foreign country, carefully catalogued, and brought here a few at a time. This just didn't happen.

    United States. President (1977-1981 : Carter), Jimmy Carter, United States. Office of the Federal Register (1982). “Jimmy Carter”
  • You can already download any of the religious texts onto electronic mechanisms like a Kindle. But I think many people prefer to hold a book in their hands.

    "President Jimmy Carter ‘NIV Lessons from Life Bible’ Interview with Kam Williams". Interview with Kam Williams, newsblaze.com. May 22, 2012.
  • Americans long thought that nature could take care of itself-or that if it did not, the consequences were someone else's problem. As we know now, that assumption was wrong; none of us is a stranger to environmental problems.

    Carter, Jimmy (1977). “Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Jimmy Carter, 1977”, p.967, Best Books on
  • Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

    Jimmy Carter (1994). “An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections”, p.10, University of Arkansas Press
  • Each of us must rededicate ourselves to serving the common good. We are a community. Our individual Fates are linked; our futures intertwined; and if we act in that knowledge and in that spirit together, as the Bible says: "We can move mountains."

    United States. President (1977-1981 : Carter), Jimmy Carter (1978). “Jimmy Carter”
  • On balance, my life has been a constant stream of blessings rather than disappointments and failures and tragedies. I wish I had been re-elected. I think I could have kept our country at peace. I think I could have consolidated what we achieved at Camp David with a treaty between Israel and the Palestinians.

    "Jimmy Carter: 'We never dropped a bomb. We never fired a bullet. We never went to war'". Interview with Carole Cadwalladr, www.theguardian.com. September 10, 2011.
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    Jimmy Carter

    • Born: October 1, 1924
    • Occupation: 39th U.S. President