Bill Clinton quotes
Quotes by and about Bill Clinton
(Continued from his main entry on the site.)
Clinton: "My speechwriters must have been tearing their hair out, because as we practiced [my inaugural speech] between one and four in the morning on Inauguration Day, I was still changing it."
Clinton: "I judge my presidency primarily in terms of its impact on people's lives. That is how I kept score: all the millions of people with new jobs ... the kids with health insurance and after-school programs ... the families helped by the family leave law. ... All those people have stories, and they're better ones now."
Eric Yosomono: "As president, Clinton lost the launch codes for the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Clinton and his staff realized what a huge deal this was, and lied [to the military] about having lost them."
Steven J. Rubenzer: "One of the mysteries of Clinton's personality has been his continued penchant for getting into trouble. ... Few people doubt that Clinton is a very bright man, yet he behaves much like someone who does not think ahead or appreciate the consequences of his actions."