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"For most of my life, I deliberately led a private life in the public eye."

Chelsea Clinton

Born: February 27, 1980

Occupation: Journalist

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My grandmother was determined that everyone feel a sense of optimism and opportunity. Marc and I want to make sure we're doing that. This period of our lives is not just a tribute to her, it's inspired...

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For most of my life, I deliberately led a private life in the public eye.

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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 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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I know I'm late, but I've finally joined Facebook!

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I think that we need women role models everywhere. I think that it's really hard to imagine yourself as something that you don't see.

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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...

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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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I just hope I will be as good a mom to my child and, hopefully, children as my mom was to me,

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

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

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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...

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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 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...

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I unapologetically and unabashedly am deeply biased toward my mother.

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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 can't imagine anything that would make the world look more different than if women and girls were unequivocally enfranchised.

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

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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....

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I've tried really hard to care about things that were very different from my parents. I was curious if I could care about [money] on some fundamental level, and I couldn't. That wasn't the metric of success...

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Jay McInerney

I'm afraid that - not necessarily deliberately, but consistently - I've made a kind of laboratory out of my life, where I mix the stuff in the test tubes to create explosions - possibly resulting in interesting...

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Bode Miller

I like to keep my private life private for the most part.

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Pablo Neruda

Each in the most hidden sack kept the lost jewels of memory, intense love, secret nights and permanent kisses, the fragment of public or private happiness. A few, the wolves, collected thighs, other men...

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Shannen Doherty

I definitely lived my life like I wasn't in the public eye.

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Thomas Jefferson

I never did, or countenanced, in public life, a single act inconsistent with the strictest good faith; having never believed there was one code of morality for a public, and another for a private man.

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Harrison Ford

I was completely unprepared for the public spectacle my private life became, and didn't like it a bit.

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Philip K. Dick

There are no private lives. This a most important aspect of modern life. One of the biggest transformations we have seen in our society is the diminution of the sphere of the private. We must reasonably...

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Banksy

I don't know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.

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Jean Harris

I had led a private life and wanted to die a private death.

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Jonathan Tropper

Life, for the most part, inevitably becomes routine, the random confluence of timing and fortune that configures its components all but forgotten. But every so often, I catch a glimpse of my life out of...

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Matt Damon

Sending our kids in my family to private school was a big, big, big deal. And it was a giant family discussion. But it was a circular conversation, really, because ultimately we don't have a choice. I...

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Sue Miller

And what if we’d been utterly open? Made jokes about the first wife? What if we’d been that kind of family? Well, I would have been different, surely. But not because I knew the secret. For it wasn’t...

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William Butler Yeats

Now as to magic. It is surely absurd to hold me "weak" or otherwise because I choose to persist in a study which I decided deliberately four or five years ago to make, next to my poetry, the most important...

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Richard Rodriguez

The drama of the essay is the way the public life intersects with my personal and private life. It's in that intersection that I find the energy of the essay.

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John Barrowman

You can be in the public eye all the time and still have a private life, but the important thing is to keep in touch with the people who put you there.

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William Ralph Inge

Public opinion, a vulgar, impertinent, anonymous tyrant who deliberately makes life unpleasant for anyone who is not content to the average person.

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Joan Lunden

To know that children are suffering and going without food is intolerable in a society such as ours. I hope that all our leaders, in both the public and private sectors, will work tirelessly to eradicate...

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Jami Gertz

As a mom, I always feel I have to protect them. I talk about them because they are the most important things in my life but they are private people. I won't use them for my own press.

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Chris Martin

I never talk about my wife: we're both in public professions but we try to keep our private life private.

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