Barack Obama is an American politician and attorney who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He was the first African American to serve in the office.
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I always believe that ultimately, if people are paying attention, then we get good government and good leadership. And when we get lazy, as a democracy and civically start taking shortcuts, then it results in bad government and politics.
My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor. And she's not somebody who looks to the limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that's a good reality check on me. When I go home, she wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that.
My message to you is simple, keep believing, keep marching, keep building, keep raising your voice.
The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere.
I'm inspired by the love people have for their children. And I'm inspired by my own children, how full they make my heart. They make me want to work to make the world a little bit better. And they make me want to be a better man.
Find somebody to be successful for. Raise their hopes. Think of their needs.
We did not come to fear the future. We came here to shape it.
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