The 7 Most Powerful And Heart-Breaking Quotes From Hillary Clinton’s Concession Speech


Yesterday, Hillary Clinton delivered the most painful speech of her political career. It was a speech she hoped she would never have to give, and one that many of us were hoping we wouldn’t have to hear. She did this with utmost dignity and grace. She urged her voters to unite and give president-elect Donald Trump a chance to lead. She encouraged her voters to have hope for a better future and a better America and to never stop fighting for what they believe in.

Here are the most inspiring quotes from her speech:


“I still believe, as deeply as I ever have, that if we stand together and work together with respect for our differences, strengthen our convictions, and love for this nation, our best days are still ahead of us.”


“To all of the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every change and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your dreams.”


“To the young people in particular, I hope you will hear this. I have, as Tim said, spent my entire adult life fighting for what I believe in. I have had successes and I have had setbacks. Sometimes really painful ones. Many of you are at the beginning of your professional public and political careers. You will have successes and setbacks, too. This loss hurts but please never stop believing that fighting for what’s right is worth it.”


“I know we still have not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling, but someday someone will – and hopefully sooner than we might think now.”


“The American dream is big enough for everyone – for people of all races, religions, for men and women, for immigrants, for LGBT people, and people with disabilities – for everyone.”


“And let me add, our constitutional democracy demands our participation. Not just every four years, but all the time. So let’s do all we can to keep advancing he causes and values we all hold dear.”


“And to all the women, and especially the young women, who put their faith in this campaign and in me: I want you to know that nothing has made me prouder than to be your champion.”

You can watch her full speech here: