65 Nikki Haley Quotes On Success In Life

Nimrata Nikki Haley is an American politician, diplomat, businesswoman, and author who served as the 116th and first female governor of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017 and as the 29th United States ambassador to the United Nations for almost two years, from January 2017 to December 2018. These Nikki Haley quotes will motivate you.

Best Nikki Haley Quotes

  1. “I wear heels. It’s not for a fashion statement, it’s… ammunition.” ~ Nikki Haley
  2. “Do things that are uncomfortable to do. I say that because women tend to step back from things that they don’t know about. And the second, most important, one is, push through the fear.” ~ Nikki Haley
  3. “As I said, my parents loved that when they came to America if you worked hard, the only things that could stop you were the limits you placed on yourself.” ~ Nikki Haley
  4. “I encourage people to find and use the power of their voices just as much when I do not agree with those voices as when I do agree with them.” ~ Nikki Haley
  5. “I was never that kid that wanted to be in politics. What happened was, I graduated with a degree in accounting. I came back home to the family business. I saw how hard it was to make a ¬≠dollar, and how easy it was for the government to take it. And my mom said, “Quit complaining about it. Do something about it.”” ~ Nikki Haley
  6. “I love that we are one of the least unionized states in the country…We don’t have unions in South Carolina because we don’t need unions in South Carolina…And we’ll make the unions understand full well that they are not needed, not wanted, and not welcome.” ~ Nikki Haley
  7. “Human rights is a big important part of how to prevent conflict in the first place if we focus on how the governments are treating their people.” ~ Nikki Haley

  8. “There is no war on women. Women are doing well. But women are thoughtful. And what we in the Republican Party and across the country, Republican, Independents and Democrat women say is we’re more thoughtful than a label. We care about jobs and the economy and healthcare and education. We care about a lot of different things.” ~ Nikki Haley
  9. “All of the men have been very respectful of me. And that’s what I want. They don’t have to like you. But as long as they respect you, that’s really important. When I speak, I’m listened to. And when I try to move the ball, I do.” ~ Nikki Haley
  10. “The reason people are uncomfortable is because Donald Trump acts. He doesn’t talk with a bunch of people about it before, he just acts.” ~ Nikki Haley
  11. “Each of these lines attempts to serve a portion of our population for which we extend our sympathy and encouragement. But nevertheless, it is only a small portion of South Carolina’s chronically ill or abused. Overall, these special add-on lines distract from the agency’s broader mission of protecting South Carolina’s public health.” ~ Nikki Haley
  12. “Our country will need real leadership to undo President Obama’s failed policies, and replace them with the conservative principles Mitt Romney learned turning around businesses and a failing Olympics and successfully, conservatively governing a Democratic state. I am proud to endorse him and will work my hardest to ensure he is elected so we can turn around our country.” ~ Nikki Haley
  13. “Almost forty-five years after my parents first became Americans, I stand before you and them tonight as the proud governor of the state of South Carolina.” ~ Nikki Haley

  14. “Having a missile test is not the way for North Korea to sit down with the president Donald Trump, because he’s absolutely not going to do it. And I can tell you, Kim Jong-un can sit there and say all the conditions he wants, until he meets our conditions, we’re not sitting down with him.” ~ Nikki Haley
  15. “I’ve never been a planner. I didn’t know I was going to run for the State House. I didn’t know I was going to run for governor. I don’t know what’s next, and I love not thinking about it because the doors open at a certain time.” ~ Nikki Haley
  16. “I don’t think we should focus on what church that person walks into .. I think we need to focus on what they do when they walk out of church.” ~ Nikki Haley
  17. “My job is to create jobs. In the end I’m going to have jobs to show for it.” ~ Nikki Haley

  18. “We don’t have unions in South Carolina because we don’t need unions in South Carolina.” ~ Nikki Haley
  19. “I love this country. And when you are given an opportunity to help your country, in what is one of the most volatile times we’ve seen in a long time, there’s no way I’m not going to step up to do everything I can and make us strong.” ~ Nikki Haley
  20. “What we are is serious. And you see us in action, so it’s not in personas. It’s in actions and it’s what we do. And that’s why Russia was left on an island when it came to Syria. Everyone else isolated them with their connection with Bashar Assad and Iran.” ~ Nikki Haley
  21. “There’s a lot of sanctions left that we can start to do, whether it’s with oil, whether it’s with energy, whether it’s with their maritime ships, exports, we can do a lot of different things that we haven’t done yet. What we have to do is send a strong, unified message to North Korea that this nuclear tests unacceptable. And I think the international community do that.” ~ Nikki Haley
  22. “People ask the question, ‘If you’re offered VP, would you take it?’ No, I won’t take it.” ~ Nikki Haley

  23. “The civilized world must remain united and vigilant against the rogue state’s development of a nuclear arsenal. We will never accept a nuclear North Korea.” ~ Nikki Haley
  24. “The public likes to think that women only care about contraception. Contraception doesn’t define a woman.That’s – doesn’t define our views. We’re so much smarter and broader than that.” ~ Nikki Haley
  25. “There’s never a good time to fire someone. That’s not something that anybody is – that’s never going to play out well. But at the end of the day, the president has to surround himself with a team that he can trust. Donald Trump is going to surround himself with a team that he thinks is going to represent and secure the United States properly.” ~ Nikki Haley
  26. “When you’re offered a job to serve your country, you step back and assess. And once I spoke with President Trump and told him what I thought I needed to be successful – which was to be a Cabinet member; to be on the National Security Council, where I could be a part of the policy decisions; and to be able to say what I wanted to say – how do you not do that job? He was incredibly supportive. He’s continued to be. I love a good challenge, and this certainly has been that.” ~ Nikki Haley
  27. “American businesses deserve a federal government that doesn’t stand in their way, not one that tries to chase them overseas.” ~ Nikki Haley

  28. “We’re working better with China than we ever have. We are determined to take care of South Korea, which is why we have our mission there, working and that, as well. And then we’re going to continue to take care of Japan. The entire international community isolate North Korea and let them know that this nuclear tests not acceptable.” ~ Nikki Haley
  29. “The president Donald Trump understands, we have to get unity across the world. We really have to make sure that we’re doing everything we can to unify everyone against ISIS.” ~ Nikki Haley
  30. “I mean loyalty – you know, look, first we serve the people. I’ve always looked at that. You serve the people first. But having said that, you never forget who’s in charge. You never forget who the CEO of a country is when you decide to serve. And so everyone works at the pleasure of the president. And that’s what, you know, we have to remember is if he doesn’t feel comfortable, he can do something about it.” ~ Nikki Haley
  31. “Russians are concerned by North Korea. I mean there’s – this is getting kind of close to home for them. And so they’re concerned. And I think certainly what we’re going to start doing is rallying the troops again and say, ok, what do we need to do next?” ~ Nikki Haley

  32. “I think that Russia is very aware that they are on notice when it comes to certain issues. They are very aware that we do want to try and defeat ISIS together, if that’s at all possible, along with our allies. But there’s no love or anything going on with Russia right now. They get that we’re getting our strength back, that we’re getting our voice back, and that we’re starting to lead again. And honestly, at the United Nations, that’s the number one comment I get is they’re just so happy to see the United States lead again.” ~ Nikki Haley
  33. “I love the fact that I’m in New York because I’m away from all of that. It’s very unusual for any of my counterparts here in New York to talk about domestic issues. I enjoy not having to be close to those things in DC. But what I can tell you is the President Donald Trump is the CEO of the country. He can hire and fire whoever he wants. That’s his right. Whether you agree with it or not, it’s the truth.” ~ Nikki Haley
  34. “I think when you take the job, you automatically assume that you work for the president. And you are part of a team. And loyalty is a big thing. It’s, you know, as a former governor, I can tell you, loyalty and trust is everything when you’re a CEO. And so I can totally understand why Donald Trump is looking for loyalty and trust.” ~ Nikki Haley
  35. “I think any label is bad… I’m more than a label.” ~ Nikki Haley

  36. “I think the Russians are trying to figure out what to do. I don’t think they know what to do with our president Donald Trump. I don’t think they know what to do with the situation. They’ve been isolated when it comes to Syria and they’re trying to figure out what their place in the world is going to be.” ~ Nikki Haley
  37. “Assad is not going away, but we’re not going to stop beating up on him. We’re not going to stop saying that the way he treats the people in Syria is wrong, that he has actually killed his own people and America will never stand for that.” ~ Nikki Haley
  38. “We won’t take any of the talks seriously if they don’t do something to ban all nuclear weapons in North Korea. We consider this to be a very reckless regime. We don’t think we need a Band-Aid, and we don’t think we need to smile and take a picture. We think that we need to have the, stop nuclear weapons, and they need to stop it now. So, North Korea can talk with anyone they want, but the US. is not going to recognize it or acknowledge it, until they agree to ban the nuclear weapons that they have.” ~ Nikki Haley
  39. “You don’t go to the people that are just like you. You go to the people that you have to earn their credit.” ~ Nikki Haley

  40. “All of my policy is not based on a label. It’s based on what I lived and what I know.” ~ Nikki Haley
  41. “My parents started a business out of the living room of our home and, 30-plus years later, it was a multimillion-dollar company. So, President Obama, with all due respect, don’t tell me that my parents didn’t build their business.” ~ Nikki Haley quotes
  42. “Ann Romney makes all women proud by the way she has conducted her life as a strong woman of faith, as a mother, as a wife and as a true patriot.” ~ Nikki Haley
  43. “I’m not going to stop beating up on the unions.” ~ Nikki Haley

  44. “The people of South Carolina support conservatives who are trying to push real change, and the people of South Carolina expect their presidential candidates to back them up when they show courage.” ~ Nikki Haley
  45. “I’m very proud of the way that I was raised, I’m very proud of the way that my parents raised me.” ~ Nikki Haley
  46. “What Donald Trump is trying to do is find his own team, figure out how he’s going to do it. But we have to remember, he can hire and fire anybody else that he wants to do.” ~ Nikki Haley
  47. “I don’t feel like President Trump doesn’t listen to me on Russia. If he had a problem with what I’m saying, he would say something. And he hasn’t.” ~ Nikki Haley
  48. “I think you first have to get into Kim Jong-un’s head, you know, which is he’s in a state of paranoia. He’s incredibly concerned about anything and everything around him. I think these nuclear tests were a message to South Korea after the election. So what we’re going to do is continue to tighten the screws. He feels it. He absolutely feels it. And we’re going to continue, whether it’s sanctions, whether it’s press statements, anything that we have to do.” ~ Nikki Haley
  49. “I’m a huge fan of women; I think we’re great.” ~ Nikki Haley

  50. “I think that, you know, Russia is full of themselves. They’ve always been full of themselves. But that’s – it’s more of a facade that they try and show as opposed to anything else.” ~ Nikki Haley
  51. “I think what we’re seeing is that they’re testing each other. Russia is testing us, we’re testing them, it’s part of just, you know, the new president Donald Trump coming in and President Vladimir Putin having to figure out his place.” ~ Nikki Haley
  52. “My parents didn’t want us on the streets or in trouble, so they thought the best thing was to have us work. I saw how we had to, during bad times, stretch the dollar. And during good times, we couldn’t spend it, because you never knew when the bad times were going to happen again. It gave me a great respect for how hard it is to make money.” ~ Nikki Haley
  53. “I assume I’m being taped everywhere, so I never worry about that.” ~ Nikki Haley

  54. “I think raise doubts that’s what Russians are doing around the world. I think they’re trying to do that. I think they’re trying to cause everything to be in question. We see them playing in a lot of different elections and trying to do that, because that’s all they’ve got.” ~ Nikki Haley
  55. “I think what you are seeing is Donald Trump is making an amazing first trip. He’s going to Saudi Arabia, he’s going to Israel and he’s going to Rome. Think about that – three of the strongest religions. He’s going to go together, talk to all of them. And his message is going to be about unity. He is going to show what American leadership looks like, because those are areas of the world that have questioned it.” ~ Nikki Haley
  56. “Assad is always a priority. That is not an issue. He is a war crime. He has done terrible things to his own people. He has used chemical weapons on his own people. He continues to be a hindrance to peace in Syria. And that is something the Trump administration strongly believes.” ~ Nikki Haley
  57. “There’s certain things that we do work with Russia on and then there’s certain things when they do something wrong, I have no problem calling them out on it.” ~ Nikki Haley
  58. “The only country that can stop North Korea is China.” ~ Nikki Haley

  59. “China and Russia play very different roles. They both are getting involved across the world in all different pockets. Their tentacles are everywhere. Russia is doing it through elections and through military actions and through trying to get involved in conversations. China is doing it economically. If you look at their infrastructure, they are everywhere in the world now and they want to continue to do that so that they have a stronghold.” ~ Nikki Haley
  60. “Unfortunately, these past few years, you can work hard, try to be as successful as possible, follow the rules, and President Barack Obama will do everything he can to stand in your way.” ~ Nikki Haley
  61. “The public likes to think that women only care about contraception.” ~ Nikki Haley

  62. “Boeing started a new line for their 787 Dreamliner, creating 1,000 new jobs in South Carolina, giving our state a shot in the arm when we truly needed it.” ~ Nikki Haley
  63. “South Carolinians are strong, independently-minded people. At the end of the day, they make their own decisions. And I respect them for that. And I welcome that. And I told him that from the very beginning.” ~ Nikki Haley
  64. “Protests are fine. But in South Carolina, we believe in the rule of law, and the people of this state should never doubt that as governor, I will enforce it.” ~ Nikki Haley
  65. “In 2009, South Carolina was blessed to welcome a great American company that chose to stay in our country to continue to do business. That company was Boeing.” ~ Nikki Haley

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