Hillary Clinton's best speeches give us a look into the mind of a nominee

Jul 26, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. ET
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The Democratic National Convention speech schedule is packed with heavy hitters — Michelle Obama and Elizabeth Warren among them — but let's face it: Everyone is waiting for Hillary Clinton to give her speech this week. 

Agree with her politics or not, you can't deny that the Democratic nominee for president is one brilliant and charismatic woman. As she continues to make history, we took a look back at the speeches that gave us quotes full of optimism, compassion and inspiration.

1 /21: Human rights

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1/21 :Human rights

2 /21: The marginalization of women and girls

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2/21 :The marginalization of women and girls

3 /21: Women's rightful place

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3/21 :Women's rightful place

4 /21: We're tired

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4/21 :We're tired

5 /21: Dignity

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5/21 :Dignity

6 /21: With feeling

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6/21 :With feeling

7 /21: True democracy

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7/21 :True democracy

8 /21: Hair

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8/21 :Hair

9 /21: Setbacks

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9/21 :Setbacks

10 /21: Personal destruction

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10/21 :Personal destruction

11 /21: Good decisions and sound solutions

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11/21 :Good decisions and sound solutions

12 /21: What is best for society

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12/21 :What is best for society

13 /21: The worst thing

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13/21 :The worst thing

14 /21: Diversity and differences

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14/21 :Diversity and differences

15 /21: Unfinished business

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15/21 :Unfinished business

16 /21: Silence

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16/21 :Silence

17 /21: What people think

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17/21 :What people think

18 /21: What her husband thinks

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18/21 :What her husband thinks

19 /21: Parenthood

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19/21 :Parenthood

20 /21: Care deeply

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20/21 :Care deeply

21 /21: 20 Hillary Clinton quotes

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21/21 :20 Hillary Clinton quotes