That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.

-Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Gas tax holiday is a classic Washington gimmick.

Barack Obama
You know, in college, I smoked a little pot, did a little blow.
Barack Obama

Whenever I look at the history of presidents I deeply admire - the one thing that I'm always struck by is persistence. It's a quality that's underrated. Being able to plough through, being able to stay buoyant in the face of challenges.

Barack Obama
I have to make the very best judgments I can make in terms of what's gonna keep the American people safe and is what - what's gonna uphold our Constitution and our traditions of due process.
Barack Obama

Africa is on the move; a new Africa is emerging!

Barack Obama
Nobody cares how tough your upbringing was. Nobody cares if you suffered some discrimination.
Barack Obama

My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.

Barack Obama
We will finish the race.
Barack Obama

There have been periods where the folks who were already here suddenly say, 'Well, I don't want those folks,' even though the only people who have the right to say that are some Native Americans.

Barack Obama
It's important to recognize that you can't have 100 percent security and also then have 100 percent privacy and zero inconvenience.