> Author Index > C - Authors > Rosalynn Carter Quotes

Rosalynn Carter Quotes





A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
 

Do what you can to show you care about other people, and you will make our world a better place.
 

Don't worry about polls, but if you do, don't admit it.
 

I had already learned from more than a decade of political life that I was going to be criticized no matter what I did, so I might as well be criticized for something I wanted to do.
 

If we have not achieved our early dreams, we must either find new ones or see what we can salvage from the old. If we have accomplished what we set out to do in our youth, we need not weep like Alexander the Great that we have no more worlds to conquer.
[Visualization]
 

If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.
 

Jimmy and I were always partners.
[Friendship]
 

There is clearly much left to be done, and whatever else we are going to do, we had better get on with it.
 

There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.
 

You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through.
 

You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried.
 

You must accept that you might fail; then, if you do your best and still don't win, at least you can be satisfied that you've tried. If you don't accept failure as a possibility, you don't set high goals, you don't branch out, you don't try - you don't take the risk.