De 44° president van de Verenigde Staten - The 44th president of the United States
"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."
"In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?"
"My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington."
"Americans... still believe in an America where anything's possible - they just don't think their leaders do."
"There is not a liberal America and a conservative America - there is the United States of America. There is not a black America and a white America and latino America and asian America - there's the United States of America."
"I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war."
"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."