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Top 10 Obama Speeches

He's being compared to a King and a Kennedy, how better can it get, well of course the Presidency.

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    It’s a racial stalemate we’ve been stuck in for years. Contrary to the claims of some of my critics, black and white, I have never been so naïve as to believe that we can get beyond our racial divisions in a single election cycle, or with a single candidacy.--We the people, in order to form a more perfect union speech.
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    There's not a black America and white America and Latino America and Asian America; there's the United States of America.-- Keynote Address-2004 Democratic National Convention
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    ......There will be setbacks and false starts, and sometimes we'll make mistakes. But as hard as it may seem, we cannot lose hope, because there are people all across this great nation who are counting on us, who can't afford another four years without health care.—South Carolina primary win
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    That's what I'm opposed to. A dumb war. A rash war. A war based not on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics.-- 2002 Speech Against the Iraq War
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    It’s time for us to meet the whys of today with the why nots we often quote but rarely live – to answer “why hunger” and “why homeless,”.....“why not better health care and world class schools,” “why not a country where we make possible the potential that exists in every human being?”--- Civil Rights Speech
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    In Washington, this issue has tended degenerate into an "either-or" type debate. Either we protect our people from terror or we protect our most cherished principles. But that is a false choice. It asks too little of us and assumes too little about America. -- Homeland Security Speech
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    We know that we've been called in churches and mosques, synagogues to love our neighbors as ourselves; to be our brother's keeper; to be our sister's keeper. That we have individual responsibility, but we also have collective responsibility to each other....Our Past, Our Future & Vision for America
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    In the face of war, you believe there can be peace. In the face of despair, you believe there can be hope. In the face of a politics that's shut you out…. you believe we can be one people, reaching for what's possible, building that more perfect union.--Presidential Announcement
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    I believe that my country, and other nations, have an obligation and self-interest in being full partners with Kenya and with Africa. --Kenya Speech
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    “Hope is not blind optimism. ...Hope is that thing inside us that insists, despite all evidence to the contrary, that something better awaits us if we have the courage to reach for it, and to work for it, and to fight for it.”—Iowa Primary Win