10 Barack Obama Quotes on Hard Work, Success, Motivation and More


There's much to be learned from the former U.S. President.

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1. On change

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2. On perseverance

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3. On the future

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4. On motivation

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5. On empowerment

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6. On leadership

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7. On collaboration

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8. On mindset

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9. On hard work

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10. On failure

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There’s much to be learned from Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States. As America’s first black president, Obama’s presidential victory changed the world we live in -- and marked a major day in history.

From 2009 to 2017, Obama was the leader of our country. But he is also a Columbia University grad, Harvard law grad, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, an influential attorney and a state and U.S. senator. Obama’s achievements are nothing short of amazing.

Related: 10 Thomas Edison Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

It’s easy to say that the former president knows a thing or two about success, leadership, motivation and hard work.

Become inspired with these 10 quotes from Obama.

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