RELIGION
10/01/2014 01:03 pm ET Updated Oct 01, 2014

Jimmy Carter Turns 90: The 39th President's Most Inspiring Spiritual Quotes For His Birthday

Jimmy Carter turned 90 on October 1, 2014, and HuffPost Religion celebrated by taking a look back on some of the 39th president's most spiritual quotes.

Born October 1, 1924, the Georgia native had an unsuccessful presidency by some measures but went on to become a prominent and admired public figure and humanitarian. Carter has also been vocal about his religious beliefs, recently speaking with HuffPost Live host Alyona Minkovski about the spiritual basis for gender equality.

"There's no evidence at all that Jesus Christ did anything except to exalt women," the former president said.

Here are some of our favorite spiritual quotes from Jimmy Carter:

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Jimmy Carter's Most Spiritual Quotes

And here's a throwback to that time our Execultive Editor, Paul Raushenbush, met Jimmy Carter!

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