For decades, we've been told that it doesn't make economic sense to switch to renewable energy. Today, that's no longer true.

-Barack Obama
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
don't expect government to solve all their problems.
Barack Obama

When we helped prevent the massacre of civilians trapped on a distant mountain, here's what one of them said: "We owe our American friends our lives. Our children will always remember that there was someone who felt our struggle and made a long journey to protect innocent people." That is the difference we make in the world.

Barack Obama
Where the stakes are the highest, in the war on terror, we cannot possibly succeed without extraordinary international cooperation. Effective international police actions require the highest degree of intelligence sharing, planning and collaborative enforcement.
Barack Obama

To try to blackmail a president into giving them some concessions on issues that have nothing to do with the budget.

Barack Obama
If people find that controversial then I would just refer them to the Sermon on the Mount.
Barack Obama

John McCain likes to say that he'll follow bin Laden to the Gates of Hell - but he won't even go to the cave where he lives.

Barack Obama
If we're trying to protect the American public, we should not put in place a travel ban.
Barack Obama

America is the student who defies the odds to become the first in a family to go to college - the citizen who defies the cynics and goes out there and votes - the young person who comes out of the shadows to demand the right to dream. That's what America is about.

Barack Obama
Please proceed, Governor.