Millennials are often portrayed as apathetic, disinterested, tuned out and selfish. None of those adjectives describe the Millennials I've been privileged to meet and work with.

— Chelsea Clinton

The most profound Chelsea Clinton quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening

I do really well in the traditional board games: Backgammon, Checkers.

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Caricatured as navel-gazers, Millennials are said to live for their 'likes' and status updates. But the young people I know often leverage social media in selfless ways.

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When we look at that jingoism and the sexism and the racism and the homophobia, that's not who we are, and that's not the country that I want my daughter to grow up in.

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I'm a big health-food freak and a vegetarian devotee.

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Thinking about the world writ large, I am more optimistic than not that we will tackle our most pressing challenges, whether poverty or equality for women and girls or climate change; but I also know we'll only tackle them if people are really informed about the challenge and what's proven to work.

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Patience is a virtue, but impatience gets things done.

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Even during my father's 1984 gubernatorial campaign, it was, 'Do you want to grow up and be governor one day?' 'No. I am four.'

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I hope that young people will also look to politics as a vehicle to not only have their voices heard, but actually to be the change makers that they want to see. They are disaffected, understandably, but I hope that young people will not only turn out to vote but also run for office.

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I love the right words. I think economy and precision of language are important.

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At the fourth grade level, girls at the same percentages of boys say they're interested in careers in engineering or math or astrophysics, but by eighth grade that has dropped precipitously.

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Service is an opportunity for young women to really empower themselves.

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My parents have been incredibly supportive from perhaps the first real independent decision I made to become a vegetarian at 11, which was certainly not consistent with their diet at the time.

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About Chelsea Clinton

Quotes 76 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Celebrity
Birthday February 27, 1980

Every day at some point I encounter some sort of anti-American feeling.

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I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters.

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I loved working on Wall Street. I loved the meritocracy of it and the camaraderie of the trading floor.

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I unapologetically and unabashedly am deeply biased toward my mother.

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My grandmother, who passed away at the beginning of November, had a core adage in her life that 'life is not about what happens to you but about what you do with what happens to you.' She recently had been cajoling me and challenging me to do more with my life. To lead more of a purposefully public life.

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I have a boyfriend and a dog, and I still haven't figured out what I want to be when I grow up.

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We proved we could be safe and secure at home, and still have more allies and friends in the world.

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He has always provided me a safe place to land and a hard place from which to launch.

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I am excited to work with NBC News to continue to highlight stories of organizations and individuals who make their communities and our world healthier, more just and more humane.

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I'm a big believer in listening to my body's cravings.

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I hope telling stories though 'Making a Difference' - as in my academic work and nonprofit work - will help me to live my grandmother's adage of 'Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.'

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My parents taught me to approach the world critically, but also to approach it with a sense of responsibility.

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I think we need to care about the metrics of success in life, and I'm a pretty competitive person.

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I'm sorry, I don't talk to the press. Even though I think you're cute.

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I believe that engaging in the political process is part of being a good person.

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My mother has often said that the issue of women is the unfinished business of the 21st century. That is certainly true. But so, too, are the issues of LGBT rights the unfinished business of the 21st century.

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I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.

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Determination gets you a long way.

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I just kept thinking about what my mom [Hillary Clinton] has said repeatedly when people have asked her similar questions, she's tough and she can take whatever people say about her.

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It just seems so fundamental to me. I'm able to marry the person I wanted to marry. That's the fundamental human imperative. Those of us who have been lucky enough should expand these rights to others.

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Through their 'Making a Difference' franchise, I am excited to work with NBC News to continue to highlight stories of organizations and individuals who make their communities and our world healthier, more just and more humane.

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For me it's just so exciting to have a daughter because I do think she will have even more opportunities than I had, and I had more opportunities than certainly my grandmother had. It's the arc of history, always bending toward justice and opportunity, and she will be part of that.

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I was working full time and going to school at night and on the weekends.

It was just crazy. At one point a month had gone by, and Marc - my then boyfriend, now husband, and I hadn't gone out on a date. I was like, I don't want to be this person. I want to be a person who cares where she's investing her time and energy. And I want to be a good wife, daughter, and friend.

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Of course [I'm a feminist]. And everyone I know is a feminist.

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Oxford is wonderful. I'm having a great time. We do go out, but I still try to spend most of my time studying in the library.

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My marriage is incredibly important to me.

It's the place from which I engage in the world every day, and the place to which I return every day.

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I've always been incredibly proud of both of my parents and proud of the work I had done privately as a person, professionally and academically.

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A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world.

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People who imagine and implement solutions to challenges in their own lives, in their communities, in our country and in our world have always inspired me.

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Over the summer I thought that I would seek out non-Americans as friends, just for diversity's sake. Now I find that I want to be around Americans - people who I know are thinking about our country as much as I am.

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Celebrate those who have the courage to be second.

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My parents were very firm about me always getting my homework done.

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When my father announced his campaign for president on Oct.

3, 1991, I had already cast my vote in favor of his candidacy.

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I certainly believe that all of my friends should have the right, as Marc and I did, to marry their best friend. I certainly expect my straight friends to help us achieve that for all New Yorkers, for all Americans, and for the children that, at least, Marc and I hope to have someday.

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Intellectually, I loved my job, but I didn't get any meaning from it.

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You'd better talk to my dad. My mom's pretty busy.

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I'm definitely voting for First Gentleman.

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