• The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
    In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • It's embarrassing that for 85 years, the United States let products made with forced labour into this country.
    It's embarrassing that for 85 years, the United States let products made with forced labour into this country.
    ~ Barack Obama, US President, banning import into US of goods made by slaves in 2016
  • Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
    ~ Barack Obama
  • My job is not to represent Washington to you, but to represent you to Washington.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • If you think nothing's changed in the past 50 years, ask the female CEO who once might have been assigned to the secretarial pool.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • India will succeed so long as it is not splintered on religious lines.
    India will succeed so long as it is not splintered on religious lines.
    ~ Barack Obama
  • We would want a UN Security Council that includes India as a permanent member.
    ~ Barack Obama, during his visit to India in 2015
  • We're natural partners, two great democracies, our strength is rooted in the power of our citizens. We're global leaders in innovation, science & technology.
    ~ Barack Obama, during India’s visit in 2015