President Barack Obama Quotes

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is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. The first African American to assume the presidency, he was previously the junior United States Senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008. He served in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 until 2004.


Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.

. . . On Change.


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

. . . On sticking to your goal.


Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy.

. . . On perseverance.


We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.

. . . On the future.


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

On money


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

. . . on wars.


The cynics may be the loudest voices - but I promise you, they will accomplish the least.

. . . on empowerment.


One voice can change a room.

. . . On leadership.


There's not a liberal America and a conservative America - there's the United States of America.

. . . On politic.


We see the future not as something out of our control, but as something we can shape for the better through concerted and collective effort.

. . . On collaboration.


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

. . . On mindset.


If you work hard and meet your responsibilities, you can get ahead, no matter where you come from, what you look like or who you love.

. . . On hard work.


A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.

. . . On change.


Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it's not. It takes patience, it takes commitment and it comes with plenty of failure along the way.

. . . On failure.