Bill Clinton served as the 42nd President of the United States of America and served over one of the largest economic expansions in United States history. Sadly, his term is now best remembered as one full of controversy due to his relationship with Monica Lewinsky that caused an impeachment trial due to his lying about the situation. Even though his relationship has nothing to do with politics, it has now put a stain on his term.
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After the Democrats lost control of the House of Representatives for the first time in 40 years, Clinton was impeached for perjury, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power, but was acquitted by the U.S. States Senate and remained in office to complete his term.
Since leaving office, Clinton has been involved in several humanitarian works. He created the William J. Clinton Foundation to help prevent HIV/AIDs and global warming. In 2004, he released an autobiography titled "My Life."
Read some famous Bill Clinton quotes below.
You can put wings on a pig, but you don't make it an eagle.
I have met all the most gifted people in our generation and you're the best.
To Hillary Rodham Clinton
When I was in England I experimented with marijuana a time or two -- and didn't like it -- and didn't inhale and never tried inhaling again.
New York Times (31 March 1992)
You know, if I were a single man, I might ask that mummy out. That's a good-looking mummy.
While looking at "Juanita," a newly discovered Incan mummy on display at the National Geographic museum
Political Quotes By President Bill Clinton
Our democracy must be not only the envy of the world but the engine of our own renewal. There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured by what is right with America.
First inaugural address, Washington, D.C. (January 20, 1993)
The road to tyranny, we must never forget, begins with the destruction of the truth.
Remarks at the Dedication of the Thomas J. Dodd Archives and Research Center at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut
The fights I fought... cost a lot --the fight for the assault-weapons ban cost 20 members their seats in Congress. The NRA is the reason the Republicans control the House.
But this is America. There is no them; there's only us. One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty, and justice, for all.
"A Place Called Hope" (July 16, 1992)
You need to know that a member of Congress who refuses to allow the minimum wage to come up for a vote made more money during last year's one-month government shutdown than a minimum wage worker makes in an entire year.
Because Israel believes, when it comes right down to it America is the only big country that cares whether they live or die. That's why I can say, give up the West Bank, because the Israelis knew that if the Iraqi or the Iranian army came across the Jordan river, I would personally grab a rifle, get in a ditch, and fight and die, and I would.
At a benefit dinner hosted by the Canadian Jewish Congress in Toronto, Ontario