On the Government
President Barack Obama's charisma is infectious and can't be denied by even his biggest political opponents. When he took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 as an unknown candidate for senate, Obama's uncynical words and powerful delivery sparked a movement. "The audacity of hope," he said, was "God's greatest gift to us." Merely four years later he was elected president.
Whether off-the-cuff or with the collaboration from a speechwriter, Obama has consitently caught the world's attention with his words. We've collected some of his most inspirational quotes from throughout his presidency and from the campaign trail.