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As Hillary Clinton Announces Her Run For President, Here Are 8 Awe-Inspiring Quotes From The Woman Herself

13/04/2015 10:27 BST | Updated 13/04/2015 10:59 BST

Hillary Clinton has declared she'll be running for President in 2016.

And, quite frankly, we're excited about it.

After all, the prospect of having such a powerhouse as the first ever female President of the United States is a huge deal for women everywhere.

Releasing the news through a video on her website, Clinton said: "Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favour of those at the top.

"Everyday Americans need a champion and I want to be that champion."

She certainly is a champ. Here are eight other amazing quotes from the woman herself...

"We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness."

― Hillary Clinton, Living History

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"You may not agree with a woman, but to criticize her appearance — as opposed to her ideas or actions — isn’t doing anyone any favors, least of all you."

― Hillary Clinton

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“Too many women in too many countries speak the same language, of silence...”

― Hillary Clinton, Living History

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“Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you.”

― Hillary Clinton

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“I do make some people uncomfortable, which I’m well aware of, but that’s just part of coming to grips with what I believe is still one of the most important pieces of unfinished business in human history: Empowering women to be able to stand up for themselves.”

― Hillary Clinton

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"Every moment wasted looking back, keeps us from moving forward… In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all."

― Hillary Clinton

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"There cannot be true democracy unless women’s voices are heard. There cannot be true democracy unless women are given the opportunity to take responsibility for their own lives. There cannot be true democracy unless all citizens are able to participate fully in the lives of their country."

― Hillary Clinton

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"Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely - and the right to be heard."

― Hillary Clinton, Living History

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