Bill Clinton Quotes

I’ll be with you until the last dog died.

12th February, 1992. Primary convention speech in Dover, New Hampshire.

The comeback kid.

18th February, 1992. New Hampshire Primary speech.

The American people . . . [are] tired of the politics of personal destruction.

13th March, 1992. Quoted in St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

I feel your pain.

26th March, 1992. Remark at a primary campaign rally to AIDS campaigner who accused him of avoiding the issue.

I experimented with marijuana a time or two. And I didn’t like it, and didn’t inhale, and never tried it again.

29th March, 1992. Televised interview.

I challenge a new generation of young Americans to a season of service.

20th January, 1993. Inaugural Address.

We must scale the walls of people’s skepticism, not with our words but with our deeds.

20th January, 1993. Inaugural Address.

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.

20th January, 1993. Inaugural Address.
This ceremony is held in the depth of winter. But, by the words we speak and the faces we show the world, we force the spring.

20th January, 1993. Inaugural Address.

The central tenet of every democracy in the end is trust.

9th September, 1993. Quoted in the New York Times.

I do not believe that the politics of person destruction is what the American people are interested in.

8th March, 1994. News conference.

They may walk with a little less spring in their step, and their ranks are growing thinner, but let us never forget, when they were young, these men saved the world.

6th June, 1994. 50th Anniversary of D-Day ceremony in Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

The era of big government is over.

27th January, 1996. Radio address.

We do not need to build a bridge to the past, we need to build a bridge to the future, and that is what I commit to you to do! So tonight, let us resolve to build that bridge to the 21st century.

29th August, 1996. Nomination acceptance speech at Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois.

The real differences around the world today are not between Jews and Arabs, Protestants and Catholics; Muslims, Croats and Serbs. The real differences are between those who embrace peace and those who would destroy it; between those who look to the future and those who cling to the past; between those who open their arms and those who are determined to clench their fists.

22nd December, 1997. Message to the people of Sarajevo.

I am going to say this again: I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky.

26th January, 1998. News conference.

We must shape this global economy, not shrink from it.

27th January, 1998. State of the Union message.

It depends on what the meaning of the word “is” is. ┬áIf the – if he – if “is” means is and never has been, that is not – that is one thing. If it means there is none, that was a completely true statement.

17th August, 1998. Grand jury testimony.

I did have a relationship with Ms. Lewinsky that was not appropriate. In fact, it was wrong.

17th August, 1998. Address to nation.

I did something for the worst possible reason – just because I could.

16th June, 2004. CBS Interview.

Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.

26th July, 2004. Democratic National Convention Speech.