The ten Obama quotes that will go down in history

Saying just the right word at the right time is a skill for intellectual people. Of course, the 44th President of the United States dominates language like few politicians do worldwide.


Barack Obama pays special attention to his speeches. He is an eloquent leader, measuring his pauses as well as his expressions, because he understands the power of words.

Some of his most famous phrases, spoken in significant occasions, will go down in the great book of human history.

The following ten of his most talked about quotes, ten phrases that in their own way, have changed the world, were compiled by Business Initiative Directions.

1-  “Yes we can!” “Yes, we can” (From the 2008 Presidential primary campaign)

2- “Faith does not mean that you don’t have doubts” (From his book: The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream)

3- “There is not a black America and a white America, and Latino America and Asian America- there’s the United States of America” (2004 Democratic National Convention)

4- “The fact that my 15 minutes of fame have been extended a little more than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife”

5- “I do not oppose all wars, what I am opposed to is a dumb war”  (From when he was a Senator, against the Iraq war, October 2, 2002)

6- “Its been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this day, in this election, at this defining moment, change has come to America” (Obama’s victory speech Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois, November 4th, 2008).

7- “What makes America exceptional are the bonds that hold together the most diverse nation on earth” (Presidential Re-election speech, Chicago, November 6, 2012)

8- “No authoritarian regime lasts forever” (Interview given to the Latin American Journalists Group, April de 2012)

9- “This country has more wealth than any nation, but that’s not what makes us rich.  We have the most powerful military in history, but that’s not what makes us strong.  ” (Presidential re-election speech,  Chicago, November 6th, 2012)

10- “And whether I earned your vote or not, I have listened to you. I have learned from you. And you’ve made me a better president.” (Presidential re-election speech, Chicago, November 6th, 2012).


Credit: Business Initiative Directions

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