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
Barack Obama

Clem (Clementa Pinckney) understood that justice grows out of recognition of ourselves, in each other.

Barack Obama
We cannot drill our way out of our addiction to oil.
Barack Obama

It was the labor movement that helped secure so much of what we take for granted today. The 40-hour work week, the minimum wage, family leave, health insurance, Social Security, Medicare, retirement plans. The cornerstones of the middle-class security all bear the union label.

Barack Obama
Clearly, Iran has influence in Iraq. Iraq has a majority Shi'a population, they have relationships to Iran. Some are natural.
Barack Obama

People call me a socialist sometimes. But, no, you gotta meet real socialists. You'll have a sense of what a socialist is.

Barack Obama
Our journey is not complete until all our children ... know that they are cared for and cherished and always safe from harm.
Barack Obama

On Easter I do reflect on the fact that as a Christian I am supposed to love, and I have to say that sometimes, when I've listened to less-than-loving expressions by Christians, I get concerned.

Barack Obama
We''ll build new ties of trade and of commerce, culture and education that unleash the potential of the Iraqi people.
Barack Obama

Because this is a country where everyone deserves the same freedom and opportunities to fulfill their dreams.

Barack Obama
I don't think [pot] is more dangerous than alcohol.