12 Inspiring Hillary Clinton Quotes You Needed to Hear This Friday

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From First Lady, to Senator, to Secratary to Presidential nominee, it’s fair to say that Hillary Rodham Clinton has done it all—literally. By being a voice and advocate for women and young girls everywhere, she’s changed the world in more ways than one. In honors of her 71st birthday, we’re rounding up some of our favorite HRC quotes to get us through this Friday! Ahead, some of her words of wisdom to help you ring in her special day and remind us why she is our #WCE. HBD, HRC!

“To every little girl who dreams big: Yes, you can be anything you want—even president.”

“Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights.”

“It is past time for women to take their rightful place, side by side with men, in the rooms where the fates of peoples, where their children’s and grandchildren’s fates, are decided.”

“You know, everybody has setbacks in their life, and everybody falls short of whatever goals they might set for themselves. That’s part of living and coming to terms with who you are as a person.”

“Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as you can.”

“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.”

“I have a million ideas. The country can’t afford them all.”

“Don’t confuse having a career with having a life.”

“I have always believed that women are not victims. We are agents of change, we are drivers of progress, we are makers of peace—all we need is a fighting chance.”

“Take criticism seriously, but nor personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.”

“Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in.”

“Well, if fighting for women’s health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the women’s card, then deal me in.”

By: Ashley Banayan

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