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And every day that I spend as Charlotte and Aiden’s mother, I think about my own mother, my wonderful, thoughtful, hilarious mother.
Service is a deceptively profound way to prove not only what you can do for the world, but what you can tell the world to expect from you and your ambitions.
I have voted in every election that I have been qualified to vote in since I turned 18.
I hope to become a better teacher. I love teaching.
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.’
My parents and my grandmother inspire me every day and, every day, in my work and personal life.
I’ve always been aware of both how extraordinarily normal and how extraordinarily extraordinary my life has been. It’s always been important, first to my parents when I was younger, and now very much to me, to live in the world. I would never want to live in a cloister.
Every day at some point I encounter some sort of anti-American feeling.
My parents taught me to approach the world critically, but also to approach it with a sense of responsibility.
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.
I walk my dog every morning.
I remember that my mom, my dad and I would play different roles in mock debates, where one of us would be the moderator, one of us would be my dad – frequently not my dad – and then one of us would play his opponent.
I always knew I was the center of my parents.
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.
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.
My earliest memory is my mom picking me up after I had fallen down, giving me a big hug and reading me ‘Goodnight Moon.’ From that moment, to this one, every single memory I have of my mom is that regardless of what was happening in her life, she was always, always there for me.
My mother is very good in Scrabble. In Boggle, my father is probably better.
Service is an opportunity for young women to really empower themselves.
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.
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.’
When I was born, my father was governor of Arkansas.
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.
I love living in New York.
I certainly feel a strong call of public service.
People recognize me. Most people are really nice. Sometimes people say, ‘Hi, Chelsea.’
Your mother embarrasses you in front of maybe a couple hundred people. My mother embarrasses me in front of millions.
If I had one singular galvanizing ambition in life, I would try to reverse engineer toward it, but I don’t.
The first sort of big present I remember getting from Santa Claus was quite a small telescope that I remember going into our backyard with my parents and figuring out how to assemble, and staring at the night sky, just for hours, with both of my parents.
Running is the one part of my life in which I fundamentally feel like the observer instead of the observed.
My parents always asked me what I thought, listened to my opinions, articulated their diagnoses of our challenges at home and abroad, and shared their ideas for how to build a more equal and prosperous country. I always felt part of their call to serve and part of my father’s journey.
My grandmother was determined that everyone feel a sense of optimism and opportunity.
For most of my life, I did deliberately lead a private life and inadvertently led a public life.
I lead a multi-faith life.
Determination gets you a long way.
I loved working on Wall Street. I loved the meritocracy of it and the camaraderie of the trading floor.
My parents were very firm about me always getting my homework done.
I’d ask myself, ‘What do I think is really unjust?’ That should be a starting point for how you engage with the world.
We have to do whatever we can to ensure that no child dies of diarrhea.
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.
I was always deeply aware that I was living in history.
When my father announced his campaign for president on Oct. 3, 1991, I had already cast my vote in favor of his candidacy.
It’s a widely-held belief that Millennials are obsessed with money. And it’s also wildly true. Just don’t mistake it for a fixation with getting rich.
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.
I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters.
I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.
I think we need to care about the metrics of success in life, and I’m a pretty competitive person.
Running is my prophylactic stress relief for the day. Or the segue so that I can go home and be with my husband in a kind of clearheaded way.
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.
My father has always been such a doer.
I’m really grateful I grew up in a house in which media literacy was a survival skill.
A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world.
I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child, and hopefully children, as my mom was to me.
I do really well in the traditional board games: Backgammon, Checkers.
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.
For most young Americans I know, ‘serving’ in the broadest sense now seems like the only thing to do.
I believe that engaging in the political process is part of being a good person.
I think that there are more opportunities for young women in America than there are in Tanzania. But I also think there are many of the same problems.
My dad had always been a big decaf coffee drinker. But my mom had always been more of a tea drinker. So I grew up around a lot of tea. And I also really love tea. But I’m not one of those people who has ever felt the need to choose between coffee and tea. I think that is a completely false dichotomy.
I never once doubted that my parents cared about my thoughts and my ideas. And I always, always knew how deeply they loved me. That feeling of being valued and loved, that’s what my mom wants for every child.
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.