Barack Obama Quotes On Education, Change, Love, Leadership

Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African-American president of the United States. Barack Obama quotes about education, success, love, entertainment that will motivate you in life.

Best Barack Obama Quotes

  1. “We are reminded that, in the fleeting time we have on this Earth, what matters is not wealth, or status, or power, or fame, but rather how well we have loved and what small part we have played in making the lives of other people better.” ~ Barack Obama
  2. “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.” ~ Barack Obama, Barack Obama quotes on change
  3. “You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.” ~ Barack Obama
  4. “Keep exploring. Keep dreaming. Keep asking why. Don’t settle for what you already know. Never stop believing in the power of your ideas, your imagination, your hard work to change the world.” ~ Barack Obama
  5. “When times get tough, we don’t give up. We get up.” ~ Barack Obama

  6. “When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk.” ~ Barack Obama
  7. “Change is never easy, but always possible.” ~ Barack Obama
  8. “Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it. I do that every day. Asking for help isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength. It shows you have the courage to admit when you don’t know something, and to learn something new.” ~ Barack Obama
  9. “If somebody is different from you, that’s not something you criticize, that’s something that you appreciate.” ~ Barack Obama
  10. “Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.” ~ Barack Obama

  11. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.” ~ Barack Obama
  12. “Hope is not blind optimism. It’s not ignoring the enormity of the task ahead or the roadblocks that stand in our path. It’s not sitting on the sidelines or shirking from a fight. Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have the courage to reach for it, and to work for it, and to fight for it. Hope is the belief that destiny will not be written for us, but by us, by the men and women who are not content to settle for the world as it is, who have the courage to remake the world as it should be.” ~ Barack Obama
  13. “Where you are right now doesn’t have to determine where you’ll end up.” ~ Barack Obama
  14. “A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.” ~ Barack Obama

  15. “Don’t ever let anybody tell you that your efforts don’t matter or that your voice doesn’t count. Don’t ever believe that you can’t make a difference. You have.” ~ Barack Obama
  16. “I don`t think Donald Trump`s qualified to be president of the United States, and every time he speaks, that opinion is confirmed.” ~ Barack Obama
  17. “For too many of us, it’s become safer to retreat into our own bubbles, whether in our neighborhoods or on college campuses, or places of worship or especially our social media feeds, surrounded by people who look like us and share the same political outlook and never challenge our assumptions. And increasingly, we become so secure in our bubbles that we start accepting only information, whether it’s true or not, that fits our opinions, instead of basing our opinions on the evidence that is out there.” ~ Barack Obama
  18. “If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women.” ~ Barack Obama

  19. “Hope — Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! In the end, that is God’s greatest gift to us…A belief in things not seen. A belief that there are better days ahead.” ~ Barack Obama
  20. “What we can do is to live out our lives as best we can with purpose, and love, and joy. We can use each day to show those who are closest to us how much we care about them and treat others with the kindness and respect that we wish for ourselves. We can learn from our mistakes and grow from our failures. And we can strive at all costs to make a better world.” ~ Barack Obama
  21. “If you only think about yourself – how much money can I make, what can I buy, how nice is my house, what kind of fancy car do I have? – over the long term, I think, you get bored. I think your life becomes diminished. The way to live a full life is to think: What can I do for others?” ~ Barack Obama
  22. “The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something.” ~ Barack Obama

  23. “Don’t just buy a new video game, make one.
    Don’t just download the latest app, help design it.
    Don’t just play on your phone, program it.” ~ Barack Obama
  24. “Mothers are the rocks of our families and a foundation in our communities. In gratitude for their generous love, patient counsel, and lifelong support, let us pay respect to the women who carry out the hard work of motherhood with skill and grace, and let us remember those mothers who, though no longer with us, inspire us still.” ~ Barack Obama
  25. “Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.” ~ Barack Obama
  26. “One of the best investments we can make in a child’s life is high-quality early education.” ~ Barack Obama, Barack Obama quotes on education
  27. “Our destiny is not written for us, but by us.” ~ Barack Obama

  28. “All of us share this world for but a brief moment in time. The question is whether we spend that time focused on what pushes us apart, or whether we commit ourselves to an effort — a sustained effort — to find common ground, to focus on the future we seek for our children, and to respect the dignity of all human beings.” ~ Barack Obama
  29. “No religion is responsible for terrorism. People are responsible for violence and terrorism.” ~ Barack Obama
  30. “What makes you a man is not the ability to make a child, it’s the courage to raise one.” ~ Barack Obama
  31. “Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you” ~ Barack Obama
  32. “The sweetest sound I know is the Muslim call to prayer.” ~ Barack Obama

  33. “When our interests and values are at stake, we have a responsibility to act.” ~ Barack Obama
  34. “The thing I know for sure is that at the end of my life, what I’m going to remember is the love I felt for my family and my friends, and whatever good I did for other people.” ~ Barack Obama, Barack Obama quotes on love
  35. “In the wake of 9/11, my meetings with Arab and Pakistani Americans, for example, have a more urgent quality, for the stories of detentions and FBI questioning and hard stares from neighbors have shaken their sense of security and belonging. They have been reminded that the history of immigration in this country has a dark underbelly; they need specific reassurances that their citizenship really means something, that America has learned the right lessons from the Japanese internments during World War II, and that I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” ~ Barack Obama

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