Jimmy Carter quotes
Quotes by and about Jimmy Carter
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
Carter: "To be true to ourselves, we must be true to others."
Carter: "I never even considered disobeying my father."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "Carter kept his possessions neat and clean."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "[Carter] was organized and systematic. He was also prompt and punctual."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "[Carter] felt we can never do too much for the sick and the elderly."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "[Carter] believed political leaders should focus more on the human side of issues."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "[Carter] believed that all people deserved respect and had sympathy for the less fortunate."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "[Carter] did not think people would exploit others if given the chance."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "He tried to be humble ... modest, selfless, and unassuming."
Herb Cohen: "President Carter [is] tenacious. He's steadfast. He's remarkably persistent."
Herb Cohen: "President Carter is an extremely moral, decent, ethical person. However, at the same time he may be one of the most boring leaders in American history."
Eugene McCarthy: "If you're in the peanut business, you learn to think small."
John M. Berecz identifies Carter as an introvert.