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Published on October 31st, 2010 | by Yellow Magpie

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Barack Obama Quotes: The President Speaks

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Barack Obama Quotes

Here are some of the best Barack Obama quotes:

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

‘Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.’

‘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.’

‘I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.’

‘I cannot swallow whole, the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.’

Barack Obama Quotes In 2006 Photo By Ari Levinson

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

‘I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we’ve struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We’ve made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.’

‘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.’

‘In America, there’s a failure to appreciate Europe’s leading role in the world.’

For more Barack Obama quotes you may like to take a gander at Brainy Quote.

Check out Yellow Magpie’s Barack Obama: New Leader Filling The Void for a better insight into this complex character. You may also wish to take a look at George W. Bush Quotes: Bushisms and Martin Sheen Quotes: Mr. President Speaks.


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