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.
If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.
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.
We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
In the end, that’s what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America – there’s the United States of America.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
We’ve been warned against offering the people of this nation false hope. But in the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope.
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.
I think when you spread the wealth around it’s good for everybody.
What Washington needs is adult supervision.
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.’
I don’t oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
As a nuclear power – as the only nuclear power to have used a nuclear weapon – the United States has a moral responsibility to act.
I’ve been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career.