[T]hese tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans are also the tax cuts that are least likely to promote growth.
I'm inspired by the people I meet in my travels--hearing their stories, seeing the hardships they overcome, their fundamental optimism and decency. I'm inspired by the love people have for their children. And I'm inspired by my own children, how full they make my heart. They make me want to work to
People of Berlin - people of the world - this is our moment. This is our time.
We too often let the material things serve as indicators that we're doing well, even though something inside us tells us that were not doing our best. That we are avoiding that which is hard, but also necessary. That we are shrinking from rather than rising to the challenges of the age.
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.
When BP was not moving fast enough on claims, we told BP to set aside $20 billion in a fund - managed by an independent third party - to help all those whose lives have been turned upside down by the spill.
American leadership is not simply a matter of going it alone and bearing all of the burden ourselves.
People are whupped. I'm whupped. My wife is whupped. Unless it's your job to be curious, who really has the time to sit and ask questions and explore issues?
That's why the American Recovery & Reinvestment Plan won't just throw money at our problems, we'll invest in what works
I teach constitutional law, [and] I'm getting to the age now that I actually know some of the people that they are appointing to these courts,
Sometimes slow, steady effort is rewarded with justice that arrives like a thunderbolt.
The worst thing that colonialism did was to cloud our view of our past.
The size of your paycheck shouldnâ€™t determine your childâ€™s future.
If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map in this country.
What we've said to the girls is: 'If you guys ever decide that you're going to get a tattoo, then mommy and me will get the exact same tattoo, in the same place.' And we'll go on YouTube and show it off as a family tattoo.
Even when our heart aches, we summon the strength that maybe we didn't even know we had, and we carry on; we finish the race.
It was unknowable then, but so much of the progress that would define the 20th century, on both sides of the Atlantic, came down to the battle for a slice of beach only 6 miles long and 2 miles wide.
We are greater than the sum of our individual ambitions
I might have arguments with the size of Reagan's military buildup, but given the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, staying ahead of the Soviets militarily seemed a sensible thing to do. Pride in our country, respect for our armed services, a healthy appreciation for the dangers beyond our borders, an
We've had every official in Hawaii, Democrat and Republican, every news outlet that has investigated this, confirm that, yes, in fact, I was born in Hawaii, Aug. 4, 1961, in Kapiolani Hospital.
Our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes and I see many of them in the audience here today.
The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness
In sectors like energy, I haven't been arguing for more spending per se; I've been arguing that it doesn't make sense for us to spend $4 billion subsidizing an oil industry that's mature and very profitable. We should be using that money to finance clean energy of the future.
This is something that I'm sure I'd have serious debates with my fellow Christians about. I think that the difficult thing about any religion, including Christianity, is that at some level there is a call to evangelize and prostelytize. There's the belief, certainly in some quarters, that people hav
And there's been drift in Afghanistan over the last couple of years. And that's something that we intend to fix - this year.
People in every country should be free to choose and live their faith based upon the persuasion of the mind, and the heart, and the soul. This tolerance is essential for religion to thrive.
But having made my decision as Commander-in-Chief based on what I am convinced is our national security interests, I'm also mindful that I'm the President of the world's oldest constitutional democracy. I've long believed that our power is rooted not just in our military might, but in our example as
You will not see any of your taxes increase one single dime.
The wort terrorist attack in American history also brought out the best in our country...We are United as Americans.
In Texas, we hold very dear to intrusions against our personal liberty. We fight very hard against that.