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Jimmy Carter

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.