35 Most Extraordinary Quotes Of Ex-President Barack Obama

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In this article, you will find the best quotes of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, associated with the Democratic Party, and previously a senator from the state of Illinois in two periods from 1997 to 2008.

Obama is the first African-American president and is known for his assertive speech, leadership abilities, kindness to his followers and colleagues, and ability to inspire others. Now, Check out his quotes!

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  1. “There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America – there’s the United States of America.”
  2. “We don’t ask you to believe in our ability to bring change, rather, we ask you to believe in yours.”__ Barack Obama Famous Quotes
  3. “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep on walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”
  4. “A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”
  5. “In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope.”
  6. “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.”
  7. “it’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.”
  8. “Our stories may be singular, but our destination is shared.”
  9. “Nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change.”
  10. “The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.”
  11. “You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.”
  12. “Where you are right now doesn’t have to determine where you’ll end up”__ Barack Obama Quotes On Hope
  13. “A nation that can’t control its energy sources can’t control its future.”
  14. “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.”
  15. “You might be locked in a world not of your own making, her eyes said, but you still have a claim on how it is shaped. You still have responsibilities.”
  16. “We may not be able to stop evil in the world, but how we treat one another is entirely up to us.”
  17. “Someone once said that every man is trying to live up to his father’s expectations or make up for their father’s mistakes….”
  18. “I think perhaps education doesn’t do us much good unless it is mixed with sweat.”
  19. “It’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.”
  20. “Cynicism is a sorry kind of wisdom.”
  21. “I wish the country had fewer lawyers and more engineers.”
  22. “Each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness. No one deserves to be bullied.”__ Barack Obama Positive Quotes
  23. “Let me tell your something. I’m from Chicago. I don’t break.”
  24. “Each path to knowledge involves different rules and these rules are not interchangeable.”
  25. “We may come from different places and have different stories, but we share common hopes, and one very American dream.”
  26. “There’s nobody to guide through the process of becoming a man… to explain to them the meaning of manhood. And that’s a recipe for disaster.”
  27. “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.”
  28. “A nation ringed by walls will only imprison itself.”
  29. “Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you”
  30. “To be black was to be the beneficiary of a great inheritance, a special destiny, glorious burdens that only we were strong enough to bear.”
  31. “Better to be strong,’ he [Lolo] said…’if you can’t be strong, be clever and make peace with someone who’s strong. But always better to be strong yourself.”
  32. “I’m so overexposed, I’m making Paris Hilton look like a recluse.”
  33. “Although the principle of equality has always been self-evident, it has never been self-executing.”__ Barack Obama Globalization Quotes
  34. “When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening foreign entity, it ignores the fact that, in our democracy, government is us.”
  35. “I realized that in some unspoken, still tentative way, she and I were already becoming a family.”

Source: The 89 Best Barack Obama Quotes/lifeder

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