• There cannot be true democracy unless women’s voices are heard. There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives. There cannot be true democracy unless all citizens are able to participate fully in the lives of their country. –HRC, July 11, 1997
“The challenges of change are always hard. It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges that confront this nation and realize that we each have a role that requires us to change and become more responsible for shaping our own future.” –HRC
• Eleanor Roosevelt understood that every one of us every day has choices to make about the kind of person we are and what we wish to become. You can decide to be someone who brings people together, or you can fall prey to those who wish to divide us. You can be someone who educates yourself, or you can believe that being negative is clever and being cynical is fashionable. You have a choice. –HRC
• When I am talking about “It Takes a Village”, I’m obviously not talking just about or even primarily about geographical villages any longer, but about the network of relationships and values that do connect us and binds us together. –HRC
There are way too many pictures and quotes to add in this tiny space, so many, in fact, that we might have to celebrate Hillary’s birthday for the rest of the month!
What gift has Hillary Rodham Clinton bestowed upon you? How has Hillary Rodham Clinton inspired you? What’s your favorite quote or memory of Hillary Rodham Clinton? To which of Hillary’s qualities do you most aspire?