Barack Obama Quotes (183 quotes)
“Let me even say before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we are going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America.”
On December 1, 2007, at Heartland Democratic Forum
“My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.”
An American Story: The Speeches of Barack Obama : a Primer (2008 edition), Independent Publishing Group - ISBN: 9781550228649
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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.
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“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.”