The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope.
Barack Obama Quotes
A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, “Huh. It works. It makes sense.”
I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage. But when you start playing around with constitutions, just to prohibit somebody who cares about another person, it just seems to me that’s not what America’s about. Usually, our constitutions expand liberties, they don’t contract them.
If the people cannot trust their government to do the job for which it exists – to protect them and to promote their common welfare – all else is lost.
Money is not the only answer, but it makes a difference.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.