- 1+ 83- 12
I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go.
"I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go."
At a campaign event in Beaverton, Oregon
- 2+ 71- 12
...ten thousand people died -- an entire town destroyed.
"In case you missed it, this week, there was a tragedy in Kansas. Ten thousand people died -- an entire town destroyed."
On a Kansas tornado that killed 12 people
- 3+ 56- 8
The middle east is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries.
"The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries."
Tampa, Fla., Jan. 28, 2010
- 4+ 64- 11
Fallen heroes -- and I see many of them in the audience here today.
"On this Memorial Day, as our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes -- and I see many of them in the audience here today -- our sense of patriotism is particularly strong."
- 5+ 59- 11
After bowling a 129 obama says it's like -- it was like special olympics, or something.
"No, no. I have been practicing...I bowled a 129. It's like -- it was like Special Olympics, or something."
Making an off-hand joke during an appearance on "The Tonight Show", March 19, 2009 (Obama later called the head of the Special Olympics to apologize)
- 6+ 58- 12
Ups and fedex are doing just fine, right?
"UPS and FedEx are doing just fine, right? It's the Post Office that's always having problems."
Attempting to make the case for government-run healthcare, while simultaneously undercutting his own argument, Portsmouth, N.H., Aug. 11, 2009
- 7+ 61- 15
It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns...
"It's not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations."
Explaining his troubles winning over some working-class voters
- 8+ 52- 11
Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions.
"Come on! I just answered, like, eight questions."
Exasperated by reporters after a news conference
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