We have to knock down the barriers erected by greed, special interests, powerful forces.
When I was growing up, my parents always told me that I had to do what I thought was right and not listen to other people. That was hard for me.
I never thought that the long haired, bearded guy I married in law school would end up being President.
When you're down on yourself, and when you are hunkering down and pulling back, you're not going to make any better decisions than when you were aggressively, belligerently putting yourself forward.
One of the great things about my mother is she really valued people's character more than what they did.
Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have.
When I chose to leave a career as a young lawyer in Washington to move to Arkansas to marry Bill and start a family, my friends asked, 'Are you out of your mind?'
The most important questions for anybody thinking of running for president are not 'Will you run and can you win?' There is, 'What is your vision for America? And can you lead us there?'
I wish I had some stock in a scrunchie company.
I believe America thrives when the middle class thrives.
When I became secretary of state, I felt one of my primary jobs was building relationships around the world.
Between a Man and his Wife nothing ought to rule but Love. Authority is for Children and Servants; yet not without Sweetness.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of a wise man.
This is the comfort of friends, that though they may be said to die, yet their friendship and society are, in the best sense, ever present, because immortal.
If we would mend the World,
we should mend Ourselves;
and teach our Children to be,
not what we are,
but what they should be.
Avoid popularity it has many snares and no real benefit.
But then it dawned on me that the opinion of someone who is always wrong has its own special utility to decision-makers.
Failing conventionally is the route to go; as a group, lemmings may have a rotten image, but no individual lemming has ever received bad press
A horse that can count to ten is a remarkable horse—not a remarkable mathematician.
If past history was all that is needed to play the game of money, the richest people would be librarians.