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A collection of quotes by Jimmy Carter on life, God, religion, law, drugs, politics, prohibition, belief, nature, peace, war, human, aid, faith, suffering and republicans.

23 Memorable Quotes By Former US President Jimmy Carter

Quick Facts

Famous As: 39th U.S. President

Born On: October 1, 1924

Born In: Plains, Georgia, U.S.

James Earl Carter Junior, more famous as Jimmy Carter, is an American politician who went on to become 39th President of the country. He is widely regarded as someone who won the presidency against all odds. He studied engineering at Georgia Southwestern College and then at Georgia Tech but eventually studied at the US Naval Academy, the institution that he had always wanted to attend. Carter was born and raised in Georgia and went on to operate his own peanut farm before embarking on a career as a politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served as the Senator of the state of Georgia from 1963 to 1967 and then again from 1971 to 1975 as the Governor of the state. He ran for the Presidency in 1976 as the Democratic Candidate and after winning the election by the biggest of margins, he became the President of the United States. Carter was also honored with Nobel Peace Prize in 2002 for his work with the Carter Center. President Carter's opinions and thoughts had always surprised many but he has also inspired many with his opinios on various subjects. We bring to you a treasure trove of quotes that have been excerpted from his speeches, books, thoughts, interviews and writings. Read on to explore a compilation of some of the best known quotes by Jimmy Carter, covering various aspects of life. The quotes would surely leave a lasting impression on your mind and leave you inspired.
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We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.

Jimmy Carter

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

Jimmy Carter

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

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

Jimmy Carter

America did not invent human rights. In a very real sense… human rights invented America.

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 to live together in peace by killing each other's children.

Jimmy Carter

We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children.

Jimmy Carter

Put on a sweater.

Jimmy Carter

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

Jimmy Carter

We must adjust to changing times and still hold to unchanging principles.

Jimmy Carter

Human identity is no longer defined by what one does but rather by what one owns.

Jimmy Carter

God always answers prayers. Sometimes it's "yes." Sometimes the answer is "no." Sometimes it's "you gotta be kidding.

Jimmy Carter

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

Jimmy Carter

We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaid. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.

Jimmy Carter

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

Jimmy Carter

My faith demands - this is not optional - my faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I can, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference.

Jimmy Carter

When our mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters are considered both different and inferior in the eyes of the God we worship, this belief tends to permeate society and everyone suffers.

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

We cannot be both the world's leading champion of peace and the world's leading supplier of the weapons of war.

Jimmy Carter

We cannot change the history of the past.

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

This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours.

Jimmy Carter