-Northern Ireland Investment summit I attended in Belfast, First Deputy Minister McGuinness spoke about the power of economic growth to support peace - not only by creating jobs and reducing poverty, but by giving young people reasons to be hopeful.
In the Catholic Saint Columba's Church, former comrades and foes paid their last respects.
"It's a tribute to those who didn't just talk the talk but walked the walk of implementing the Good Friday Agreement that all three of those strands are so well represented here", he said.
Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army chieftain who turned away from violence to forge bonds with Northern Ireland's Protestants, was laid to rest Thursday in a cross-community service that illustrated the new alliances forged by the region's slow-blooming peace process.
Clinton told mourners he "came to treasure every encounter" with McGuinness. "If you really came here to celebrate his life and honor the contribution of the last chapter of it, you have to finish his work".
"Northern Ireland today is a symbol of hope for people in conflict throughout the world, hope for the peace and justice that can be achieved when people decide to work together".
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who worked with McGuinness to forge Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord, said "there will be some who can not forget the bitter legacy of the war".
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"We lived the words of JFK long before he uttered them - we asked not what America could do for us but what we could do for America".
PERHAPS not since the death of Churchill, half a century ago, have so many people filled the streets for the funeral of a politician.
The former U.S. president said McGuinness was "not afraid to make a compromise - and he was strong enough to keep it".
Arlene Foster, whose father was shot by the IRA, was applauded as she arrived with fellow DUP MLA Simon Hamilton, to take her seat.
Mid Ulster MLA Linda Dillon said on her Facebook page: "A Book of condolences for Martin McGuinness has been opened in the Sinn Fein Office in Coalisland".
President Michael D Higgins and former president, Mary McAleese, will also attend requiem mass along with the Taoiseach Enda Kenny.