Quotes by Barack Obama

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I'm proud of the fact that I stood up early and unequivocally in opposition to Bush's foreign policy (and was the only U.S. Senate candidate in Illinois to do so). That opposition hasn't changed.
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I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
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I didn't see the weapons of mass destruction at the time, I didn't think there was an imminent threat from Saddam Hussein.
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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.
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A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.'
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I cannot swallow whole the view of Lincoln as the Great Emancipator.
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 past-presidents  

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