We do not benefit from a relationship with China or any other country in which we put our values and our ideals aside.

-Barack Obama
Barack Obama

Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.

Barack Obama
Its important for people to know that I will make many promises to get their votes.
Barack Obama

We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend. And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it's easy, but when it is hard.

Barack Obama
My job is to keep my eye on the ball and to stay focused on what can we get done every single day to advance the vision and values that brought me here.
Barack Obama

People need to remember we are the governing party because we have diversity of opinion in our party. We're not pure. We have moderates and we have more progressives.

Barack Obama
There is no excuse for not trying.
Barack Obama

Generally, the Constitution is a charter of negative liberties, says what the states can't do to you. Says what the federal government can't do to you. But it doesn't say what the state or federal government must do on your behalf.

Barack Obama
I will listen to you, especially when we disagree.
Barack Obama

The greatest danger of all is to allow new walls to divide us from one another

Barack Obama
If we're going to prevent people from being susceptible to the false promises of extremism, then the international community has to offer something better and the United States intends to do its part.