There's no denying the power of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. After serving as the first lady for eight years, the Chicago-born lawyer stayed in the political spotlight, serving as a U.S. senator from 2001 to 2009 and as Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. Now, as election night draws near her spot in the Oval Office becomes more likely, you ay be on the hunt for inspiring Hillary Clinton quotes to share on social media if (and, hopefully, when) she is named the 45th president of the United States and the first female president of our country.
Early on in this election, when Ben Carson was basically falling asleep during the Republican debates, I wasn't #withher. Some would say that I was feeling the Bern pretty hard. Even now, as Nov. 8 approaches, I can't say that I am 100 percent supportive of Clinton and her policies. But I can say with 100 percent certainty that she is inspiring. From her creation of the Children's Health Insurance Program in 1997, to the work she's done in securing women's rights, to the composure she's shown during the current campaign, she has proven to be quite the boss and someone who is worth of admiration, regardless of her policies.
So whether you're looking for words of wisdom to share on election night or to honor HRC's birthday (which, by the way, is Oct. 26), here are some inspirational Hillary Clinton quotes that members of all political parties will appreciate.
"We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness."
"Dignity does not come from avenging insults, especially from violence that can never be justified. It comes from taking responsibility and advancing our common humanity"
"Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights."
"Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward."
"When you stumble, keep faith. And, when you’re knocked down, get right back up and never listen to anyone who says you can’t or shouldn’t go on."
"Forgiveness is a way of opening up the doors again and moving forward, whether it's a personal life or a national life."
"Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world. "
"It is often when night looks darkest, it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change, when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy."
"Showing up is not all of life, but it counts for a lot."
"There is a sense that things, if you keep positive and optimistic about what can be done, do work out."
"Women standing up for each other is critically important."
"You have to be true to yourself."
"There is no formula that I'm aware of for being a successful or fulfilled woman today."
"You know, my view is that we have a big world out there."
"You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends"
"When women participate in peace-making and peace-keeping, we are all safer and more secure."
"I have a lot of stamina and I have a lot of resilience."
"Everybody has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That's part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person."
"Every woman deserves the chance to realize her God-given potential."
"Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you."
"Do all the good you can, for all the people can, in all the ways you can, as long as ever you can."