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200+ Most Famous Barack Obama Quotes In 2021

Barack Obama Quotes: In this post, we have compiled some top Barack Obama quotes on education, Barack Obama quotes on leadership, Barack Obama quotes on love, Barack Obama quotes be the change, Barack Obama quotes on success, Obama quotes 2021, Obama quotes on hope, etc.

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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
  • A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things. — Barack Obama
  • You can put lipstick on a pig. It’s still a pig. ― Barack Obama
  • That’s the good thing about being president, I can do whatever I want. — Barack Obama
  • When times get tough, we don’t give up. We get up. — Barack Obama
  • 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
  • We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us. — Barack Obama

The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out. — Barack Obama

Understand, our police officers put their lives on the line for us every single day. They’ve got a tough job to do to maintain public safety and hold accountable those who break the law. — Barack Obama

In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. — Barack Obama

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

If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost. — Barack Obama

In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it. — Barack Obama

We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges. — Barack Obama

Yes, We Can! — Barack Obama

My fellow Americans, we are and always will be a nation of immigrants. We were strangers once, too. — Barack Obama

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

There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America – there’s the United States of America. — Barack Obama

We are the change we have been waiting for. — Barack Obama

We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it’s not just my way or the highway. — Barack Obama

The thing about hip-hop today is it’s smart, it’s insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable. — Barack Obama

We don’t ask you to believe in our ability to bring change, rather, we ask you to believe in yours. — Barack Obama

While we breathe, we will hope. — Barack Obama

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

Let us remember we are all part of one American family. We are united in common values, and that includes belief in equality under the law, basic respect for public order, and the right of peaceful protest. — Barack Obama

Our stories may be singular, but our destination is shared. — Barack Obama

I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that’s not what America’s about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don’t contract them. — Barack Obama

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what’s in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense. — Barack Obama

Four years ago, I promised to end the war in Iraq. We did. I promised to refocus on the terrorists who actually attacked us on 9/11. We have. We’ve blunted the Taliban’s momentum in Afghanistan, and in 2014, our longest war will be over. A new tower rises above the New York skyline, al Qaeda is on the path to defeat, and Osama bin Laden is dead. — Barack Obama

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label. — Barack Obama

There is probably a perverse pride in my administration…that we were going to do the right thing, even if short-term it was unpopular. And I think anybody who’s occupied this office has to remember that success is determined by an intersection in policy and politics and that you can’t be neglecting of marketing and P.R. and public opinion. — Barack Obama

In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope? — Barack Obama

Nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change. — Barack Obama

I think what you’re seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they’ve got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out. — Barack Obama

it’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds. — Barack Obama

The shift to a cleaner energy economy won’t happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact. — Barack Obama

The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past. — Barack Obama

As a nuclear power – as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon – the United States has a moral responsibility to act. — Barack Obama

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

People of Berlin – people of the world – this is our moment. This is our time. — Barack Obama

You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you. — Barack Obama

In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power – including strong and principled diplomacy. — Barack Obama

Why can’t I just eat my waffle? — Barack Obama

On every front, there are clear answers out there that can make this country stronger, but we’re going to break through the fear and the frustration people are feeling. Our job is to make sure that even as we make progress, that we are also giving people a sense of hope and vision for the future. — Barack Obama

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

Food Stamp recipients didn’t cause the financial crisis; recklessness on Wall Street did. — Barack Obama

We didn’t become the most prosperous country in the world just by rewarding greed and recklessness. We didn’t come this far by letting the special interests run wild. We didn’t do it just by gambling and chasing paper profits on Wall Street. We built this country by making things, by producing goods we could sell. — Barack Obama

We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be pursued and they must be defeated. — Barack Obama

In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can’t afford it. And I refuse to renew them again. — Barack Obama

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

We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it – not by turning it over to Wall Street. — Barack Obama

I mean, I do think at a certain point you’ve made enough money. — Barack Obama

I’m a warrior for the middle class. — Barack Obama

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

We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in our students and our schools. We must make sure that people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but not the money, can still get the best education possible. — Barack Obama

If you’re looking for the safe choice, you shouldn’t be supporting a black guy named Barack Obama to be the next leader of the free world. — Barack Obama

My identity might begin with the fact of my race, but it didn’t, couldn’t end there. At least that’s what I would choose to believe. — Barack Obama

You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt. — Barack Obama

When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk. — Barack Obama

We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party. — Barack Obama

I’m the president of the United States. I’m not the emperor of the United States. — Barack Obama

After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land. — Barack Obama

Change is never easy, but always possible. — Barack Obama

No one is pro-abortion. — Barack Obama

The cynics may be the loudest voices – but I promise you, they will accomplish the least. — Barack Obama

Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq’s future is not. — Barack Obama

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

Nothing in life that’s worth anything is easy. — Barack Obama

I think same sex couples should be able to get married. — Barack Obama

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

Even when folks are hitting you over the head, you can’t stop marching. Even when they’re turning the hoses on you, you can’t stop. — Barack Obama

What makes us Americans is our shared commitment to an ideal – that all of us are created equal, and all of us have the chance to make of our lives what we will. — Barack Obama

If you run you stand a chance of losing, but if you don’t run you’ve already lost. — Barack Obama

I believe in American exceptionalism, just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism. — Barack Obama

The value of social movements and activism is to get you at the table, get you in the room, and then to start trying to figure out how is this problem going to be solved. — Barack Obama

I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear. — Barack Obama

I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody. — Barack Obama

But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no. — Barack Obama

Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled. ― Barack Obama

America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings. — Barack Obama

Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail. — Barack Obama

So while I will never minimize the costs involved in military action, I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America. — Barack Obama

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. — Barack Obama

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

Keep exploring. Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Don’t settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world. — Barack Obama

I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman – not me, not Bill, nobody – more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America. — Barack Obama

Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market. — Barack Obama

We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer – our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation. — Barack Obama

I’m going to try to unite all Americans. — Barack Obama

Michelle’s like Beyoncé in that song. ‘Let me upgrade ya!’ She upgraded me. — Barack Obama

The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries. — Barack Obama

We don’t turn back. We leave no one behind. We pull each other up. — Barack Obama

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

What Washington needs is adult supervision. – Barack Obama

The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole. — Barack Obama

Where we are met with cynicism and doubts and those who tell us that we can’t, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people: Yes, We Can. — Barack Obama

Building new roads and bridges creates jobs. Growing our exports creates jobs. Reforming our outdated tax system and our broken immigration system creates jobs. — Barack Obama

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