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32 Notable Quotes By Monica Lewinsky On Relationship, Character, Anger & Family

Famous As: Former White House Intern
Born On: July 23, 1973
Born In: San Francisco, California, United States
Founder / Co Founder: The Real Monica, Inc.
Age: 49 Years
Monika Lewinsky, a former White House intern, came to international limelight through one of the greatest political scandals of the twentieth century involving the President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Her affair with President Clinton, which broke in January 1998, threw her into an intense media attention, earning a celebrity status for her and also a lot of humiliation. However, she came out swinging and is now established as an activist, television personality and fashion designer. Since then, she has shared her opinion on essays, talks and interviews, which carry a great deal of weight.  Let us take a look at some of her notable quotes on life, family, anger, mistakes, relationship, character, kindness, humor etc.
I think anybody who really knows me knows I'm not a media hound and knows that I'm really sort of trying to do the best I can with the situation that I found myself in.

I think anybody who really knows me knows I'm not a media hound and knows that I'm really sort of trying to do the best I can with the situation that I found myself in.

Monica Lewinsky
This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character.

This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character.

Monica Lewinsky
It was a mutual relationship.

It was a mutual relationship.

Monica Lewinsky
I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.

I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.

Monica Lewinsky
I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't angry some days. But I really have worked hard to put a lot of the anger and disappointment in the past.

Monica Lewinsky
I was worried about my mom more than I was worried about the president. And then I was worried about the president, and then I was worried about myself.

I was worried about my mom more than I was worried about the president. And then I was worried about the president, and then I was worried about myself.

Monica Lewinsky
I mean, I felt terrible. And in the beginning, I mean, I was completely devastated. I mean, can you imagine the kind of guilt that you would feel, and the responsibility?

I mean, I felt terrible. And in the beginning, I mean, I was completely devastated. I mean, can you imagine the kind of guilt that you would feel, and the responsibility?

Monica Lewinsky
I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth.

I chose to not wear a wire and tape people. I chose to not get immunity until - were accepted, whatever - until the independent counsel's office was comfortable with what I said was the truth.

Monica Lewinsky
But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man.

But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man.

Monica Lewinsky
At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI.

At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI.

Monica Lewinsky
And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media.

And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media.

Monica Lewinsky
He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied.

He could have made it right with the book. But he hasn't. He is a revisionist of history. He has lied.

Monica Lewinsky
So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job.

So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job.

Monica Lewinsky
Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps.

Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps.

Monica Lewinsky
I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky.

I'm an incredibly lucky girl. For someone who has made some very foolish mistakes and had some tough lessons to learn very quickly, I am still incredibly lucky.

Monica Lewinsky
I know I will never have an affair with a married man again.

I know I will never have an affair with a married man again.

Monica Lewinsky
I'm kind of known for something that's not so great to be known for.

I'm kind of known for something that's not so great to be known for.

Monica Lewinsky
I certainly know that this relationship could not have continued the way it did, when I was at the Pentagon and the president was obviously at the White House, without Betty.

I certainly know that this relationship could not have continued the way it did, when I was at the Pentagon and the president was obviously at the White House, without Betty.

Monica Lewinsky
I was enamored with him. And I was excited. And I was enjoying it.

I was enamored with him. And I was excited. And I was enjoying it.

Monica Lewinsky
He ended it. He just said he didn't - he - well, what he said was that he didn't feel it was right, and you know, I mean that's - because he ended it, he'd probably have to be the one to answer that.

He ended it. He just said he didn't - he - well, what he said was that he didn't feel it was right, and you know, I mean that's - because he ended it, he'd probably have to be the one to answer that.

Monica Lewinsky
Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me.

Getting and keeping my immunity became very important to me. For I needed to take care of myself and my family. No one else was worried about me.

Monica Lewinsky
I've always really been a romantic at heart, and I have always wanted kids, and I think the idea of sharing your life with the right person is amazing, actually.

I've always really been a romantic at heart, and I have always wanted kids, and I think the idea of sharing your life with the right person is amazing, actually.

Monica Lewinsky
I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on, and to try and build a life for myself.

I have spent the past several years working so hard to just move on, and to try and build a life for myself.

Monica Lewinsky
I try to make very careful decisions about what I choose to do, and it's - I know that unfortunately one of the misperceptions about me, I think, is that I'm sort of a moth to the limelight.

I try to make very careful decisions about what I choose to do, and it's - I know that unfortunately one of the misperceptions about me, I think, is that I'm sort of a moth to the limelight.

Monica Lewinsky
I voted Republican this year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth.

I voted Republican this year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth.

Monica Lewinsky
I don't have the feelings of self-worth that a woman should have... and that's been the center of a lot of my mistakes and a lot of my pain.

I don't have the feelings of self-worth that a woman should have... and that's been the center of a lot of my mistakes and a lot of my pain.

Monica Lewinsky
When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he's sorry he got caught.

When I think of the person that I thought was Bill Clinton, I think he had genuine remorse. When I think of the person that I now see is 100 percent politician, I think he's sorry he got caught.

Monica Lewinsky
And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.

And I felt sorry, and I have felt bad about what happened.

Monica Lewinsky

I mean, there was a portion, of course, that I think, when I look back now, that there was a portion of what attracted me must have been the awe of him being a powerful man in this environment, not to take away from who he is as a real person.

Monica Lewinsky

It was that chemistry. And was the fact that he was president part of that chemistry? I don't know. Maybe. Probably. But it was - I was there because there was chemistry. I wasn't there because, oh, this is the president.

Monica Lewinsky

I did though at least expect him to correct the false statements he made when he was trying to protect the Presidency. Instead, he talked about it as though I had laid it all out there for the taking. I was the buffet and he just couldn't resist the dessert.

Monica Lewinsky

Well, it was actually - I brought the idea of doing a documentary to HBO back in 2000, when there were some press reports sort of were bandied about that there were going to TV movies based on some of the books that were out.

Monica Lewinsky