We will not learn to live together in peace by killing each other's children.
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense, it is the other way around. Human rights invented America.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense human rights invented America.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
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.
The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation.
At the Carter Center we work with victims of oppression, and we give support to human rights heroes.
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.
We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.
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.
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
We should live our lives as though Christ were coming this afternoon.
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.
Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
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.