Barack Obama Quotes (183 quotes)
Speech at Benedictine University, 5 October 2004
“I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.”
Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: Barack Obama, 2009, Book 1, Government Printing Office, 2011, p. 50, "Administration of Barack Obama, February 5 2009"
“I just want to go through Central Park and watch folks passing by. Spend the whole day watching people. I miss that.”
From the article "President Obama Misses Anonymity, People-Watching", ABC News website, 11 April 2011
Interview to Arab TV network al-Arabiyya, 26 January 2009
“I will cut taxes - cut taxes - for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.”
Celebrating Change: Key Speeches of President-Elect Barack Obama, From October 2002 to November 2008 (2008 edition), Arc Manor LLC - ISBN: 9781604504194
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBarack Obama
Born: August 4, 1961 (age 56)
Bio: Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office.
Quote of the day
“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”