All the strands of my life came together and I really became a man when I moved to Chicago.

-Barack Obama
Barack Obama

We will stand against violence and intimidation. We will stand for the rights and dignity of all human beings.

Barack Obama
No deal means a greater chance of more war in the Middle East...
Barack Obama

I think a basic principle of our Constitution is nobody above the law

Barack Obama
Those opportunity gaps begin early, often at birth. And they compound over time, becoming harder and harder to bridge, making too many young men and women feel like, no matter how hard they try, they may never achieve their dreams.
Barack Obama

Building new roads and bridges creates jobs. Growing our exports creates jobs. Reforming our outdated tax system and our broken immigration system creates jobs.

Barack Obama
We created a whole lot of millionaires to boot. Businesses did just fine. And you know there are plenty of patriotic, successful Americans all across the country -- I meet them every day -- who'd be willing to make this contribution again because they understand there is such a thing as the common good. They understand that we're in this thing together.
Barack Obama

Change doesn't come from Washington. Change comes to Washington

Barack Obama
We will remember that we are not as divided as our politics suggests; that we are one people; we are one nation and together, we will begin the next great chapter in the American story with three words that will ring from coast to coast, from sea to shining sea:- Yes. We. Can.
Barack Obama

I have always believed that hope is that stubborn thing inside us that insists, despite all the evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us so long as we have the courage to keep reaching, to keep working, to keep fighting." (Victory Speech, Nov. 7, 2012)

Barack Obama
America, we are better than these last eight years. We are a better country than this.