Change will not come if we wait for some other person or if we wait for some other time.
We are the ones we've been waiting for.
We are the change that we seek"
Where we are met with cynicism and doubts and those who tell us that we can't, we will respond with that timeless creed that sums up the spirit of a people - YES WE CAN."
With eyes fixed on the horizon and God's grace upon us, we carried forth that great gift of freedom and delivered it safely to future generations."
There has been one constant amidst these shifting tides.
At every turn, America's men and women in uniform have served with courage and resolve."
END OF COMBAT OPERATIONS IN IRAQ
We should do everything we can to make sure our country lives up to our childrens expectations."
ON THE SHOOTINGS IN TUCSON, ARIZONA
As it has for more than two centuries, progress will come in fits and starts.
It's not always a straight line.
It's not always a smooth path."
The cynics may be the loudest voices - but I promise you they will accomplish the least."
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
To be an American is about something more than what we look like, or what our last names are, or how we worship."
No matter who you are or what you look like, how you started off, or how and who you love.
America is a place where you can write your own destiny."
ON MARRAIGE EQUALITY
That's the America I know.
That's the country we love.
Undaunted by challenge."
STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS