Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Obama

August 4, 1961

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

44th U.S. President

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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

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We need to steer clear of this poverty of ambition, where people want to drive fancy cars and wear nice clothes and live in nice apartments but don't want to work hard to accomplish these things. Everyone should try to realize their full potential.

-Barack Obama

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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

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A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'

-Barack Obama

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I think when you spread the wealth around its good for everybody.

-Barack Obama

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The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on.

-Barack Obama

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

-Barack Obama