11 Hillary Clinton Quotes That Show #ShesWithUs & Always Has Been

11 Hillary Clinton Quotes That Show #ShesWithUs & Always Has Been


If you watched Hillary Clinton's victory speech in Brooklyn on Tuesday night celebrating her status as the first female presumptive presidential nominee of a major party, you know what a profoundly momentous occasion it truly was, particularly for women everywhere. Indeed, as has always been the case with Clinton's speeches, many of her remarks focused on the lives of American women, and how she believes they can -- and will! -- be better. 

If you didn't watch it yet, don't worry: We pulled some of Clinton's most female-empowering comments from last night's speech -- and from her career in general -- to get you even more pumped for her campaign. Click through our slideshow to be inspired. And for even more inspiration, check out this video released by the Clinton campaign on Tuesday paying tribute to 100 years of women's rights and the trailblazers who made it all happen.

 

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  • Victorious

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    Image via Krista Kennell; design by Anne Meadows

    In an emotional speech celebrating her presumptive Democratic presidential nominee status, Clinton acknowledged the tremendous significance of her victory for women everywhere. 

     
  • Sky's the Limit

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    Image via iStock.com/EdStock; design by Anne Meadows

    In an email preceding her speech (which will no doubt go down in history), Clinton told women everywhere that nothing can ever stand in their way.

  • Mic Drop

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    Image via Krista Kennell; design by Anne Meadows

    Clinton's epic takedown of Trump's accusation that she was playing the "woman card" was met with roars of approval from supporters.

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  • Freedom to Be Heard

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    Image via Joseph Sohm/Shutterstock; design by Anne Meadows

    The remarks Clinton made in her 1995 speech at the UN's Fourth World Conference on Women are still relevant today -- maybe even more relevant!

  • Her Own Woman

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    In 2009, then–Secretary of State Clinton had the perfect response when asked what Bill Clinton thought about a foreign affairs issue. Take that, patriarchy.

  • The Professional

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    Image via GurganusImages/Shutterstock; design by Anne Meadows

    In 1992, Clinton unflinchingly defended her choice to remain a professional and defy the typical expectations of a politician's wife. The woman knew she had a calling!

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  • Back to the Village

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    Image via Michael Schwartz/New York Post Archives / (c) NYP Holdings, Inc. via Getty Images; Design by Anne Meadows

    Clinton validated mothers everywhere in her victory speech by reminding the world that we are all responsible for our children.

  • Lessons From Mom

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    Image via a katz/Shutterstock; design by Anne Meadows

    Clinton also used her nomination victory speech to pay tribute to her mother, who would have recently turned 97 (and no doubt would be incredibly proud of her daughter's monumental success!).

  • Equality Can Win

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    Image via mistydawnphoto/Shutterstock; design by Anne Meadows

    Clinton didn't pretend that the battle was over in her victory speech, but she did make a powerful statement encouraging all of us to keep fighting!

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  • To Each Her Own

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    Image via iStock.com/EdStock; Design by Anne Meadows

    An unforgettable line from Clinton's "Women's Rights Are Human Rights" speech (if you haven't heard it, read it in full here). 

  • In a Bind

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    Image via Cynthia Johnson/Liaison/Getty Images; Design by Anne Meadows

    In Midwest Today in 1994, Clinton perfectly summed up the conundrum faced by so many woman in the workplace. 

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