Barack Obama He has been the 44th President of the United States and the first African American to assume this position. He was first elected to the presidency in 2008, won a second term in 2012.
Today we wanted to compile some of his best phrases to motivate and inspire, do not miss them!
Barack Obama's famous quotes
When times get tough, we don't give up. We got up.
We do not arrive to fear the future. We came here to shape it.
Our destiny is not written for us, but for us.
The best way to not feel desperate is to get up and do something.
Your voice can change the world.
If you abandon the idea that your voice can make a difference, other voices will fill the void.
Do not let anyone tell you that your efforts do not matter or that your voice does not count. Never believe that you cannot make a difference. You may.
The real test is not if you avoid failure, because you will not. It is if you let it harden, you are ashamed and you go to inaction, or if you learn from it.
Love and hope can overcome hate.
The fact that we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.
Where you are now does not have to determine where you will end.
We must act knowing that our work will be imperfect.
A change occurs because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It should be the power of our vote, not the size of our bank accounts, that drives our democracy.
When our interests and values are at stake, we have the responsibility to act.
If someone is different from you, that is not something you should criticize, that is something you should appreciate.
Persevere Nothing worthwhile is easy.
What I know for sure is that at the end of my life, what I will remember is the love I felt for my family and my friends, and for the good I have done for other people.
The problems are never simple. One thing I am proud of is that you will rarely hear me simplify the problems.
The future rewards those who keep going. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I will move on.
What makes you a man is not the ability to have a child, but the courage to raise one.
The best anti-poverty program is a world class education.
We are reminded that in the fleeting time we have on this Earth, what matters is not wealth, status, power or fame, but how well we have loved it and the small part that we have played to improve the lives of others.
It is not enough to change the players. We have to change the game.
We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be persecuted and they must be defeated.
Find someone to be successful. Raise your hopes. Think about your needs.
History does not always move in a straight line. Sometimes zigs and zags.
We do not ask you to believe in our ability to bring changes, but we ask you to believe in yours.
No one built this country on their own. This nation is big because we build it together.
Transparency and the rule of law will be the cornerstones of this presidency.
It is moments like these that force us to work harder, to go deeper and discover gifts that we never knew we had, to discover the greatness that lies within each one of us.
Do not minimize the future, due to fear in the present.
I think when you spread wealth, it's good for everyone.
Don't just buy a new video game, make one.
Don't just download the latest application, help design it.
Don't just play on your phone, program it.
I am a warrior for the middle class.
In a global economy where the most valuable skill you can sell is your knowledge, a good education is no longer just a path to opportunity: it is a prerequisite.
No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism.
The future belongs to young people with education and imagination to create.
If we are not willing to pay a price for our values, then we should ask ourselves if we truly believe in them.
You cannot let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
If you are a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women.
The course of a child in life must be determined not by the zip code in which he was born, but by the strength of his work ethic and the scope of his dreams.
I think this country is successful when everyone has a fair chance, when everyone does their fair share, when everyone plays with the same rules.
Keep exploring Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Do not settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world.
We are not coming back. We don't leave anyone behind. We help each other.
I would not be the man I am today without the woman who agreed to marry me 20 years ago.
Reading makes everything else possible. We have to get books in the hands of our children early and often.
I wish the country had fewer lawyers and more engineers.
Greatness is never free; It must be won.
All of us must do everything possible to ensure that this country lives up to the expectations of our children.
The best judge to determine if a country is going to develop is how it treats its women.
One of the best investments we can make in a child's life is high quality early education.
Learning to stand in someone else's shoes, to see through their eyes, this is how peace begins. And it's up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.
What Washington needs is adult supervision.
The fact that my 15 minutes of fame have been extended a little more than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely disconcerting to my wife.
When ignorant people want to announce their ignorance, you don't really have to do anything, just let them talk.
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many people spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
Reading is important. If you can read, everyone opens up to you.
The change will not come if we wait for another person or another time. We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the change we seek.
In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depend on all the elements of our power, including strong and principle-based diplomacy.
The future is ours to win. But to get there we can't stand still ...
In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a policy of cynicism or a policy of hope?
The best way to not feel desperate is to get up and do something. Don't wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.
We prove that we are still people capable of doing great things and facing our greatest challenges.
I do not believe that marriage is a civil right, but I believe that being able to transfer ownership is a civil right.
Who you are and who you love should never be an incendiary offense.
Do not be afraid to ask questions. Don't be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do it every day. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness, it is a sign of strength. Show that you have the courage to admit when you don't know something, and then you allow yourself to learn something new.
I don't think Donald Trump is qualified to be president of the United States, and every time he speaks, that opinion is confirmed.
We, as a country, have to take a conscience test.
I am the president of the United States. I am not the emperor of the United States.
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