Barack Obama Quotes
Barack Obama Quotes: Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August 4, 1961. Obama is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He is the first African-American to have served as president. Obama received national attention in 2004, with his unexpected March primary win. After graduation, he became a civil rights attorney and professor, teaching constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School from 1992 to 2004. In 2008, Obama was nominated for president, a year after his campaign began, and after a close primary campaign against Hillary Clinton.
He was elected over Republican John McCain and was inaugurated on January 20, 2009. Nine months later, Obama was named the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize laureate.After winning re-election by defeating Republican nominee Mitt Romney, Obama was sworn in for a second term in 2013. Obama left office in January 2017 with a 60% approval rating. He currently resides in Washington, D.C. His presidential library will be built in Chicago.
Quotes of Barack Obama:
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.
Why can’t I just eat my waffle?
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.