10 Quotes by Barack Obama

Introduction

 

Barack Obama is an American politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a U.S. senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.

 

Books by Obama

Barack Obama is the author of the bestselling book, Dreams from My Father. The book was published in 1995 and tells the story of Obama’s upbringing and his search for his identity. Obama’s writing style has been praised for its honesty and candidness. Dreams from My Father is considered one of the best books about race in America.

 

Quotes by Obama

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I’m the president of the United States. I’m not the emperor of the United States.

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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.

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

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That’s the good thing about being president, I can do whatever I want.

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A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship – and you know what, a father does, too. It’s time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a ‘Mad Men’ episode.

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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.

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

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It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust

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Here at this site, Solyndra expects to make enough solar panels each year to generate 500 megawatts of electricity. And over the lifetime of this expanded facility, that could be like replacing as many as eight coal-fired power plants.

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That’s what the Affordable Care Act is all about. It’s about filling the gaps in employer-based care so that when we lose a job, or go back to school, or start that new business, we’ll still have coverage.

 

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