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23 Best ‘It Takes a Village’ Quotes by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book, It Takes a Village give a touching and universal narrative of how a community working together can make a difference is told in this picture book.

Working together, playing together, and living together makes their village a better place, and many villages working together can make the globe a better place.

Hillary Rodham Clinton has always been known for her work in politics, but she has also been a tireless advocate for human rights and women’s rights throughout her career.

She tells stories of overcoming adversity—from her mother’s death when she was young to her own political battles—and shows us how we can all be part of building a stronger village together.

You can read 23 quotes from ‘It Takes a Village’ book by Hillary Rodham Clinton by scrolling down.

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Best ‘It Takes a Village’ Quotes by Hilary Clinton

Making the decision to have a child – it’s wondrous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Home is a child’s first and most important classroom. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Best 'It Takes a Village' Quotes by Hillary Rodham Clinton

The simple message of It Takes a Village is as relevant as ever: We are all in this together. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

The episodic, reactive, almost frantic pace of what is broadcast makes children feel and act frantic and shortens their attention spans and their patience for activities that take time and problems that don’t yield immediate solutions. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

When I was in college, a phone call home was rare and a flight home, a once-a-year luxury. Now I know traveling parents who see and speak to their kids every day by computer and video hookups. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

We are living in an interdependent world where what our children hear, see, feel, and learn will affect how they grow up and who they turn out to be. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Top ‘It Takes a Village’ Quotes by Hilary Clinton

As President Lincoln said in his time, ‘The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.’ ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

'It Takes a Village' Quotes by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Knowing what to expect next gives children a sense of security. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Forward-thinking teachers and school administrators across the country are creating a whole range of alternatives to cookie-cutter teaching and evaluation methods, such as the use of student portfolios and exhibitions in addition to conventional exams to assess students’ progress. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

In fact, its extreme case against government, often including intense personal attacks on government officials and political leaders, is designed not just to restrain government but to advance narrow religious, political, and economic agendas. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Let us admit that some government programs and personnel are efficient and effective, and others are not. Let us acknowledge that when it comes to the treatment of children, some individuals are evil, neglectful, or incompetent, but others are trying to do the best they can against daunting odds and deserve not our contempt but the help only we – through our government – can provide. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Let us stop stereotyping government and individuals as absolute villains or absolute saviors, and recognize that each must be part of the solution. Let us use government, as we have in the past, to further the common good. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

They [parents] can resist the impulse to ‘prove’ their love by showering children with things they do not need and give them precious time and attention instead. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Famous ‘It Takes a Village’ Quotes by Hilary Clinton

In times of profound and overwhelming social change like the present, however, extreme views hold out the appeal of simplicity. By ignoring the complexity of the forces that shape our personal and collective circumstances, they offer us scapegoats. Yet they fail to provide a viable pathway from the cold war to the global village. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Anti-government rhetoric appears to offer a vision of greater efficiency, self-reliance, and personal freedom. Unfortunately, this rhetoric ignores what has historically been most valuable about our skepticism toward government – the emphasis it places on personal responsibility from all citizens. Instead, it argues against the excesses of government but not against those of the marketplace, where there is great power to disrupt the lives of workers, families, and communities. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Our strength, in other words, has rested in our determination to reject simplistic absolutes and to redefine and revitalize a productive middle ground, relinquishing outdated solutions and embracing new approaches. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

Parenthood has the power to redefine every aspect of life – marriage, work, relationships with family and friends. Those helpless bundles of power and promise that come into our world show us our true selves- who we are, who we are not, who we wish we could be. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).

We need to understand that there is no formula for how women should lead their lives. That is why we must respect the choices that each woman makes for herself and her family. Every woman deserves the chance to realize her God-given potential. ~ Hillary Rodham Clinton (It Takes a Village).


So these were the 23 top It Takes a Village quotes by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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