17 of President Obama’s most inspirational quotes

From his speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 that made him a household name to his farewell address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama has captivated the world with his words.

Hailed as one of the greatest presidential orators in modern history (although the title is quite contentious), Obama has a knack for public speaking even his political opponents can recognize.

As Obama prepares to leave office, we’ve compiled 17 of his most memorable inspirational quotes. Enjoy:


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