Top 10 Quotes by Barack Obama

Barack Obama

We remember the surge and we remember the Awakening -- when the abyss of chaos turned toward the promise of reconciliation. By battling and building block by block in Baghdad, by bringing tribes into the fold and partnering with the Iraqi army and police, you helped turn the tide toward peace.

Barack Obama
What we shouldn't be doing is trying to take away your rights to bargain for better wages or working conditions. ... These so-called right-to-work laws, they don't have to do with economics; they have everything to do with politics. What they're really talking about is giving you the right to work for less money.
Barack Obama

Ten thousand people died, an entire town destroyed.

Barack Obama
Above all, our freedom endures because of the men and women in uniform who defend it.
Barack Obama

We [USA] don't have diplomatic leverage to eliminate every vestige of a peaceful nuclear program in Iran. What we do have the leverage to do is to make sure that they don't have a weapon.

Barack Obama
We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges.
Barack Obama

Immigrants aren't the reason wages haven't gone up enough; those decisions are made in the boardrooms that too often put quarterly earnings over long-term returns.

Barack Obama
We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend. And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it's easy, but when it is hard.
Barack Obama

Healthcare system is broken without lifetime employment.

Barack Obama
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.