Top 74 Barack Obama Quotes About Success, Love and Leadership

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Who is Barack Obama?

Barack Obama is an American politician and 44th president of the United States. The full name of Barack Obama is Barack Hussein Obama II. He is born on 4th August 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Obama is known as a people’s president. He also wins the Nobel Peace prize in 2009 for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between people.”

Below you can find the best quotes of Barack Obama.

Barack Obama Quotes

1. Now, as a nation, we don’t promise equal outcomes, but we were founded on the idea everybody should have an equal opportunity to succeed. No matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, you can make it. That’s an essential promise of America. Where you start should not determine where you end up. – Barack Obama

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2. 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

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

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4. 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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Barack Obama Change Quote

5. 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

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6. Change is never easy, but always possible. – Barack Obama

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7. 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

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

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9. 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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Barack Obama Greatest Quotes

10. 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

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11. 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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12. We need to reject any politics that targets people because of race or religion. This isn’t a matter of political correctness. It’s a matter of understanding what makes us strong. The world respects us not just for our arsenal; it respects us for our diversity and our openness and the way we respect every faith. – Barack Obama

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13. 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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Barack Obama Inspirational Quotes

14. 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

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15. 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

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16. I began feeling the way I imagine an actor or athlete must feel when, after years of commitment to a particular dream…he realizes that he’s gone just about as far as talent or fortune will take him. The dream will not happen, and he now faces the choice of accepting this fact like a grownup and moving on to more sensible pursuits, or refusing the truth and ending up bitter, quarrelsome, and slightly pathetic. – Barack Obama

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17. 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

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Barack Obama Quotes About Success

18. 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

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19. We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us. – Barack Obama

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20. The success of our economy has always depended not just on the size of our gross domestic product, but on the reach of our prosperity; on the ability to extend opportunity to every willing heart – not out of charity, but because it is the surest route to our common good. – Barack Obama

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21. What I would say to my successor is that it is important not just to shoot but to aim. – Barack Obama

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22. Indifference is exactly what cynical politicians want from you. They’re counting on it. Their success depends on convincing you that your vote doesn’t matter. – Barack Obama

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Funny Quotes by Barack Obama

23. These days, I look in the mirror and I have to admit, I’m not the strapping young Muslim socialist that I used to be. – Barack Obama

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24. If I had to name my greatest strength, I guess it would be my humility. Greatest weakness, it’s possible that I’m a little too awesome. – Barack Obama

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25. I don’t want to be invited to the family hunting party. – Barack Obama

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26. I love the press. I even sat for an interview with Bill O’Reilly right before the Super Bowl. That was a change of pace. I don’t often get a chance to be in a room with an ego that’s bigger than mine. – Barack Obama

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27. In my first term, we passed health care reform. In my second term, I guess I’ll pass it again. – Barack Obama

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Barack Obama Quotes Leadership

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

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29. To all those watching tonight from beyond our shores, from parliaments and palaces, to those who are huddled around radios in the forgotten corners of the world, our stories are singular, but our destiny is shared, and a new dawn of American leadership is at hand. – Barack Obama

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30. That’s what the leadership was teaching me, day by day: that the self-interest I was supposed to be looking for extended well beyond the immediacy of issues, that beneath the small talk and sketchy biographies and received opinions, people carried with them some central explanation of themselves. Stories full of terror and wonder, studded with events that still haunted or inspired them. Sacred stories. – Barack Obama

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31. We’re up against the conventional thinking that says your ability to lead as president comes from longevity in Washington or proximity to the White House. But we know that real leadership is about candor and judgment and the ability to rally Americans from all walks of life around a common purpose, a higher purpose. – Barack Obama

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Barack Obama Quotes on Education

32. 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

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33. In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a pathway to opportunity – it is a prerequisite. – Barack Obama

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