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Barack Obama Quotes

These Barack Obama Quotes Renew Our Faith in Democracy


As the world watched America choose its 44th President, the people of America did something extraordinary. In a historic moment, America elected a man of African-American origin as its President.

If you read these Barack Obama quotes, you will know that the new President is the face of change. Enjoy these Barack Obama quotes.

  • Yes, we can!

  • There is not a liberal America and a conservative America -- there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and Latino America and Asian America -- there's the United States of America.

  • My first job is to say thank you to those who voted me. Those who didn't, I'm going to get your vote next time.

  • Poorly secured nuclear material in the former Soviet Union, or secrets from a scientist in Pakistan could help build a bomb that detonates in Paris. The poppies in Afghanistan become the heroin in Berlin. The poverty and violence in Somalia breeds the terror of tomorrow.

  • With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability.

  • Americans still believe in an America where anything's possible. They just don't think their leaders do.

  • I've got two daughters... nine years old and six years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.

  • No one is pro-abortion.

  • Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation -- not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.

  • Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.

  • Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.

  • America, this is our moment. This is our time... our time to turn the page of the policies of the past.

  • [About his marijuana use] I did. It's not something that I'm proud of. It was a mistake as a young man, but you know? I mean not going to -- I never understood that line. The point was to inhale. That was the point.

  • I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.

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