Quotations The Best Barack Obama Quotes  

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A list of the best Barack Obama quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Barack Obama quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Barack Obama quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Barack Obama should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Barack Obama quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress. Barack Obama

65 27
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. Barack Obama

81 44
No one is pro-abortion. Barack Obama

65 34
On this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord. Barack Obama

51 27
All of us share this world for but a brief moment in time. The question is whether we spend that time focused on what pushes us apart, or whether we commit ourselves to an effort – a sustained effort – to find common ground, to focus on the future we seek for our children, and to respect the dignity of all human beings. Barack Obama

69 44
Yes we can! Barack Obama

41 23
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. Barack Obama

47 29
Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal, rather than religion-specific, values. Barack Obama

42 27
Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America. Barack Obama

38 25
I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. Barack Obama

40 29
Why can't I just eat my waffle? Barack Obama

27 20
There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America. Barack Obama

37 31
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference. Barack Obama

27 22
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent. Barack Obama

31 27
The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife. Barack Obama

31 27
My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington. Barack Obama

26 22
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. Barack Obama

26 27
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success. Barack Obama

24 28
Issues are never simple. One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues. Barack Obama

24 29
Just give it a try Barack Obama

23 30
A good GI bill would increase the recruit pool. Barack Obama

20 27
People of Berlin - people of the world - this is our moment. This is our time. Barack Obama

15 24
As for our common defense, we reject as false the choice between our safety and our ideals. Barack Obama