Barack Obama Quotes, Citaten, Zinnen en Teksten

17 dec 2018

Barack Obama Quotes, Citaten, Zinnen en TekstenBarack Obama is de 44e en huidige president van de Verenigde Staten. Hij is de eerste Amerikaan van Afrikaanse afkomst in deze functie. Je vind hier mooie Barack Obama quotes, citaten, zinnen en teksten voor Facebook, Twitter, Skype, WhatsApp, SMS, etc.




  • After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future.
  • After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
  • America and Islam are not exclusive and need not be in competition. Instead, they overlap, and share common principles of justice and progress, tolerance and the dignity of all human beings.
  • Americans still believe in an America where anything's possible they just don't think their leaders do.
  • As a nuclear power as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon the United States has a moral responsibility to act.
  • As president, I'm committed to making Washington work better and rebuilding the trust of the people who sent us here.
  • But do I think that our actions in anyway violate the War Powers Resolution, the answer is no.
  • 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.
  • Community colleges play an important role in helping people transition between careers by providing the retooling they need to take on a new career.
  • Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.
  • Cutting the deficit by gutting our investments in innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine. It may make you feel like you're flying high at first, but it won't take long before you feel the impact.
  • Even when folks are hitting you over the head, you can't stop marching. Even when they're turning the hoses on you, you can't stop.
  • I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
  • I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.
  • I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear.
  • I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
  • I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
  • I found this national debt, doubled, wrapped in a big bow waiting for me as I stepped into the Oval Office.
  • I have Muslim members of my family. I have lived in Muslim countries.
  • I just miss I miss being anonymous.
  • I just want to go through Central Park and watch folks passing by. Spend the whole day watching people. I miss that.
  • I mean, I do think at a certain point you've made enough money.
  • I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
  • I think it is important for Europe to understand that even though I am president and George Bush is not president, Al Qaeda is still a threat.
  • I think same sex couples should be able to get married.
  • I think that there's no doubt that as I see friends, families, children of gay couples who are thriving, you know, that has an impact on how I think about these issues.
  • I think when you spread the wealth around it's good for everybody.
  • I want to be very clear: I will not sign on to any health plan that adds to our deficits over the next decade.
  • I will continue to believe that Israel's security is paramount.
  • I will cut taxes cut taxes for 95 percent of all working families, because, in an economy like this, the last thing we should do is raise taxes on the middle class.
  • I'm a Christian by choice.
  • I'm a warrior for the middle class.
  • I've been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career.
  • I've said very clearly, including in a State of the Union address, that I'm against 'don't ask, don't tell' and that we're going to end this policy.



  • If everybody that voted in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this election. We will win this election.
  • If the critics are right that I've made all my decisions based on polls, then I must not be very good at reading them.
  • 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.
  • If you're looking for the safe choice, you shouldn't be supporting a black guy named Barack Obama to be the next leader of the free world.
  • If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
  • In a world of complex threats, our security and leadership depends on all elements of our power including strong and principled diplomacy.
  • In America, there's a failure to appreciate Europe's leading role in the world.
  • In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
  • Issues are never simple. One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.
  • It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
  • It's not enough to train today's workforce. We also have to prepare tomorrow's workforce by guaranteeing every child access to a world-class education.
  • John Kerry believes in an America where hard work is rewarded.
  • Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
  • My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
  • No one is pro-abortion.
  • Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
  • Over the last 15 months, we've traveled to every corner of the United States. I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go.
  • People of Berlin people of the world this is our moment. This is our time.
  • The fact that my 15 minutes of fame has extended a little longer than 15 minutes is somewhat surprising to me and completely baffling to my wife.
  • The future rewards those who press on. I don't have time to feel sorry for myself. I don't have time to complain. I'm going to press on.
  • The Middle East is obviously an issue that has plagued the region for centuries.
  • The shift to a cleaner energy economy wont happen overnight, and it will require tough choices along the way. But the debate is settled. Climate change is a fact.
  • The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
  • The United States is not, and never will be, at war with Islam.
  • There's not a liberal America and a conservative America there's the United States of America.
  • Unlike my opponent, I will not let oil companies write this country's energy plan, or endanger our coastlines, or collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from our taxpayers.
  • We all knew this. We all knew that it would take more time than any of us want to dig ourselves out of this hole created by this economic crisis.
  • We all remember Abraham Lincoln as the leader who saved our Union. Founder of the Republican Party.
  • We are not at war against Islam.
  • We have now just enshrined, as soon as I sign this bill, the core principle that everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their healthcare.
  • We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be pursued and they must be defeated.
  • We know that the nation that goes all-in on innovation today will own the global economy tomorrow. This is an edge America cannot surrender.
  • We need earmark reform, and when I'm President, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely.
  • We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
  • We proved that we are still a people capable of doing big things and tackling our biggest challenges.
  • We want everybody to act like adults, quit playing games, realize that it's not just my way or the highway.
  • We will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it not by turning it over to Wall Street.
  • We're not going to baby sit a civil war.
  • We've protected thousands of people in Libya; we have not seen a single U.S. casualty; there's no risks of additional escalation. This operation is limited in time and in scope.
  • What do you think a stimulus is? It's spending that's the whole point! Seriously.
  • With the changing economy, no one has lifetime employment. But community colleges provide lifetime employability.
  • You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt.

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