We are the change we have been waiting for.

-Barack Obama
Barack Obama

[America] will stand steadfast with Israel in pursuit of security and a lasting peace.

Barack Obama
Simple exchanges can break down walls between us, for when people come together and speak to one another and share a common experience, then their common humanity is revealed. We are reminded that we're joined together by our pursuit of a life that's productive and purposeful, and when that happens mistrust begins to fade and our smaller differences no longer overshadow the things that we share. And that's where progress begins.
Barack Obama

In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world.

Barack Obama
I don't expect to get 100 percent of what I want, but what we can't do is go back to the kind of top-down economics that doesn't work.
Barack Obama

Global warming is not just the greatest environmental challenge facing our planet - it is one of our greatest challenges of any kind.

Barack Obama
If a jayvee team puts on Lakers uniforms, that doesn't make them Kobe Bryant.
Barack Obama

We don't really have any kind of regulatory structure at all.

Barack Obama
I marched with you in the streets of Chicago to meet our immigration challenge. I fought with you in the Senate for comprehensive immigration reform. And I will make it a top priority in my first year as President.
Barack Obama

We need to eradicate the slander that says a black youth with a book is acting white.

Barack Obama
We should raise the minimum wage so that no one who works full time has to live in poverty