Barack Hussein Obama II born August 4, 1961, was the 44th President of the United States who held office from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017. He is a member of the Democratic Party and made history as the first black man to serve as president of the United States. Before he became president he was previously a United States Senator and a member of the Illinois State Senate. Obama touched many lives across the world since became known as the first black president of the most powerful nation in the world, and has continued to be an inspiration till date. Seek encouragement and inspiration in the 5 life-changing and powerful quotes below stated by Obama:
- “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it’s only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential.“
- “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.“
- “Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.”
- “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”
- “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.”
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