BARACK OBAMA QUOTES

"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
Barack Obama
44th U.S. President

Barack Obama Quotes on Change & Determination:

I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics.

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.

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

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.

Take of your bedroom slippers. put on your marching shoes. shake it off. Stop complaining’. Stop grumblin’. Stop crying’. We  are going to press on. We have work to do.

That’s what Americans do when others are in need – we help. We give. We inspire.

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.

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

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

With patient and firm determination, I am going to press on for jobs. I’m going to press on for equality. I’m going to press on for the sake of our children. I’m going to press on for the sake of all those families who are struggling right now. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I am going to press on.

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

Barack Obama Quotes on Change & Hope:

Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.

A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.

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

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

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

Where you are right now doesn’t have to determine where you’ll end up.

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

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

I think perhaps education doesn’t do us much good unless it is mixed with sweat. 

About

BARACK OBAMA

Barack Obama is an American attorney and politician. From 2009 to 2017, he served as the 44th president of the United States. Obama, a member of the Democratic Party, was the first African-American president of the United States.

Obama defeated Republican John McCain and assumed the office for the first time on January 20, 2009. During his first tenure at White House, he signed many landmark bills into law that includes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known as “Obamacare”). He ordered the military operations that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. In 2013, Obama was selected for a second term as president after he defeated Republican opponent Mitt Romney in the election.

Obama is the author of three books. His memoirs ‘Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance‘ was published in 1995. His second book ‘The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream‘, published in 2006, was a New York Times bestseller. He wrote a children’s book ‘Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters‘ in 2010.

On October 9, 2009, Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.”