Barack Obama: "The President's News Conference With Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the Untied Kingdom in London, England," April 1, 2009. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
The world must come together to confront climate change. There is little scientific dispute that if we do nothing, we will face more drought, famine and mass displacement that will fuel more conflict for decades.Barack ObamaU.S. President Barack Obama, Awake! magazine November 2011, page 12.
Evolution is more grounded in my experience than angels.Barack ObamaInterview by David Remnick at the American Magazine Conference (23 October 2006).
I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.Barack Obama"Q & A : Barack Obama" Interview in Christianity Today (22 January 2008).
I've said before that one of the great strengths of the United States is – although, as I mentioned, we have a very large Christian population, we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation; we consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values.Barack Obama"The President's News Conference With President Abdullah Gul of Turkey in Ankara, Turkey," April 6, 2009. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project.
Democracy cannot be imposed on any nation from the outside. Each society must search for its own path, and no path is perfect.Barack ObamaUnited Nations, General Debate of the 64th Session (2009), United States of America, H.E. Mr. Barack Obama, President p. 6, 23 September 2009
I've got two daughters, nine years old and six years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.Barack ObamaTown Hall Meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (29 March 2008).
You have shown what history teaches us that at defining moments like this one, the change we need doesn't come from Washington. Change comes to Washington.Barack ObamaNomination Acceptance Speech (29 August 2008).
Our first and immutable commitment must be to the security of Israel, our only true ally in the Middle East and the only democracy,Barack ObamaChicago Daily Herald (18 October 2004) 
I'm LeBron, baby. I can play on this level. I got some game.Barack Obamaquoted by David Mendell.
There was no such thing as Al Qaeda in Iraq, until George Bush and John McCain decided to invade Iraq.Barack ObamaSpeech in Columbus, Ohio (27 February 2008).
I’m not denouncing the church, and I’m not interested in people who want me to denounce the church. It’s not a church worthy of denouncing.Barack ObamaOn resigning his membership in the Trinity United Church of Christ (31 May 2008).
Then you get the argument, "Well, this is not a stimulus bill, this is a spending bill." What do you think a stimulus is? That's the whole point! No, seriously, that's the point!Barack ObamaSpeech to Democrats in Virginia about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (5 February 2009) - YouTube video
If you actually took the number of Muslims Americans, we'd be one of the largest Muslim countries in the world.Barack ObamaInterview with Laura Haim, Canal Plus, France., White House Library (1 June 2009).
The terms of peace may be negotiated by political leaders, but the fate of peace is up to each of us.Barack ObamaRemarks by President Obama and Mrs. Obama in Town Hall with Youth of Northern Ireland, Belfast Waterfront, Belfast, Northern Ireland (17 June 2013).
And so this visit, this hallowed ground, reminds us that we must never, ever take our progress for granted. We must commit perennially to peace, which binds us across oceans.Barack ObamaRemarks at Flanders Field Cemetery in Waregem, Belgium on March 26, 2014.
The emotions between the races could never be pure; even love was tarnished by the desire to find in the other some element that was missing in ourselves. Whether we sought out our demons or salvation, the other race would always remain just that: menacing, alien, and apart.Barack ObamaDreams from My Father (1995)
I am not opposed to all wars. I'm opposed to dumb wars.Barack ObamaBarack Obama, The New Yorker (2004)
War itself is never glorious, and we must never trumpet it as such.Barack ObamaBarack Obama, in Attitudes Aren't Free: Thinking Deeply About Diversity in the U.S. Armed Forces, p.3
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