45 Inspiring Barack Obama Quotes on Motivation

45 Inspiring Barack Obama Quotes on Motivation

Barack Obama born on August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. His full name is Barack Hussein Obama II. He is an American politician and also served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017.  Barack Obama was the first African American president of the US and served for two terms. Whether people like but his politics or not but you have to admire his successful achievements and life stories. We at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Barack Obama Quotes on Motivation and Inspiration so we compile the Top 45 Inspiring Barack Obama Quotes for you to be inspired and find them comforting and helpful in your life.

Barack Obama Quotes on Motivation:

1.“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.”― Barack Obama

2.“A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.”― Barack Obama

3.“We are the change we have been waiting for.”― Barack Obama

4.“In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.”― Barack Obama

5.“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”― Barack Obama

6.“There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America – there’s the United States of America.”― Barack Obama

7.“We don’t ask you to believe in our ability to bring change, rather, we ask you to believe in yours.”― Barack Obama

8.“Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.”― Barack Obama

9.“No, you can’t deny women their basic rights and pretend it’s about your ‘religious freedom’. If you don’t like birth control, don’t use it. Religious freedom doesn’t mean you can force others to live by your own beliefs.”― Barack Obama

10.“it’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.”― Barack Obama

11.“Making your mark on the world is hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. But it’s not. It takes patience, it takes commitment, and it comes with plenty of failure along the way. The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won’t. it’s whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.”― Barack Obama

12.“Our stories may be singular, but our destination is shared.”― Barack Obama

13.“While we breathe, we will hope.”― Barack Obama

14.“You can’t let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.”― Barack Obama

15.“There is no excuse for not trying.”― Barack Obama

16.“At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better”― Barack Obama

17.“Each of us deserves the freedom to pursue our own version of happiness. No one deserves to be bullied.”― Barack Obama

18.“I confess to wincing every so often at a poorly chosen word, a mangled sentence, an expression of emotion that seems indulgent or overly practiced. I have the urge to cut the book by fifty pages or so, possessed as I am with a keener appreciation for brevity.”― Barack Obama

19.“Let me tell your something. I’m from Chicago. I don’t break.”― Barack Obama

20.“We may come from different places and have different stories, but we share common hopes, and one very American dream.”― Barack Obama

21.“Here’s the truth: the Soviet Union had thousands of nuclear weapons, and Iran doesn’t have a single one. But when the world was on the brink of nuclear holocaust, Kennedy talked to Khrushchev and he got those missiles out of Cuba. Why shouldn’t we have the same courage and the confidence to talk to our enemies? That’s what strong countries do, that’s what strong presidents do, that’s what I’ll do when I’m president of the United States of America.”― Barack Obama

22.“For we know that our patchwork heritage is a strength, not a weakness.”― Barack Obama

23.“It was the call of workers who organized; women who reached for the ballot; a President who chose the moon as our new frontier; and a King who took us to the mountain top and pointed the way to the Promised Land.
Yes we can!”― Barack Obama

24.“It’s not surprising, then, they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”― Barack Obama

25.“make away out of no way”― Barack Obama 

26.“If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.”― Barack Obama

27.“A nation ringed by walls will only imprison itself.”― Barack Obama

28.“Reading is important. If you know how to read then the whole world opens up to you”― Barack Obama

29.“To those leaders around the globe who seek to sow conflict, or blame their society’s ills on the West – know that your people will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy.”― Barack Obama

30.“all the education and good intentions in the world couldn’t help plug up the holes in the universe or give you the power to change its blind, mindless course.”― Barack Obama

31.“I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors.”― Barack Obama

32.“What I could not support was “a dumb war, a rash war, a war based not on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics”.”― Barack Obama

33.“You have the ability and gifts to do whatever you want”. It is your turn now to change the world. Yes we can!”― Barack Obama

34.“In the face of our common dangers, in this winter of our hardship, let us remember these timeless words. With hope and virtue, let us brave once more the icy currents, and endure what storms may come.”― Barack Obama

35.“What makes a man is not the ability to have a child but having the courage to raise one.”― Barack Obama

36.“This victory alone is not the change we seek; it is only the chance for us to make that change.”― Barack Obama

37.“So, let us summon a new spirit of patriotism, of responsibility, where each of us resolves to pitch in and work harder and look over not only ourselves, but each other.”― Barack Obama

38.“There’s no such thing as a vote that doesn’t matter.”― Barack Obama

39.“Change won’t come from the top, Change will come from mobilized grassroots.”― Barack Obama

40.“Let it be told to the future world that in the depth of winter, when nothing but hope and virtue could survive, that the city and the country, alarmed at one common danger, came forth to meet it.”― Barack Obama

41.“Be conscious of God and speak always the truth,”― Barack Obama

42.“No person, in any culture, likes to be bullied. No person likes living in fear because his or her ideas are different. Nobody likes being poor or hungry, and nobody likes to live under an economic system in which the fruits of his or her labor go perpetually unrewarded.”― Barack Obama

43.“We now live in a world where the most valuable skill you can sell is knowledge.”― Barack Obama

44.“I can see that my choices were never truly mine alone–and that is how it should be, that to assert otherwise is to chase after a sorry sort of freedom.”― Barack Obama

45.“What’s the trick? the man asks. The trick is not caring that it hurts.”― Barack Obama


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