95-year-old Carter was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center Monday night to monitor and treat a minor pelvic fracture obtained during a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia.
In a statement, Diana Congileo, director of communications for the Carter Center, said the former president "looks forward to continuing the rebuilding of his home in Plains, Georgia, and thanks everyone for their good wishes."
"I fell and hit my forehead on a sharp edge and had to go to the hospital. And they took 14 stitches in my forehead and my eye is black, as you noticed. But I had priority number one and that had to come to Nashville and build houses, "he told the crowd tonight.