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Obama 'journey' speech excerpts

Obama 'journey' speech excerpts
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“This generation of Americans has been tested by crises that steeled our resolve and proved our resilience.”

“A decade of war is now ending, an economic recovery has begun. America’s possibilities are limitless for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands: youth and drive; diversity and openness, and endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention.”

“We will support democracy form Asia to Africa, from the Americas to the Middle East, because our interests and our conscience compel us to act on behalf of those who long for freedom.”

“Our journey is not complete until our wives, our mothers and daughters can earn a living equal to their efforts.”

“Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like any one else under the law. For if we are truly created equal, then surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well.”

“Our journey is not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving, hopeful immigrants who still see America as a land of opportunity.”