Top 20 Quotes Of A Promised Land Book

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The truth is, I’ve never been a big believer in destiny. I worry that it encourages resignation in the down-and-out and complacency among the powerful.

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I’m convinced that the pandemic we’re currently living through is both a manifestation of and a mere interruption in the relentless march toward an interconnected world, one in which peoples and cultures can’t help but collide.

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I experienced failure and learned to buck up so I could rally those who’d put their trust in me. I suffered rejections and insults often enough to stop fearing them. In other words, I grew up—and got my sense of humor back.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

For it turned out there was no single way to be Black; just trying to be a good man was enough.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

Either grab a drink and sit down with us or get the fuck out of here.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

But you don’t choose the time. The time chooses you. Either you seize what may turn out to be the only chance you have, or you decide you’re willing to live with the knowledge that the chance has passed you by.”

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

I’d met my share of highly credentialed, high-IQ morons

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

Enthusiasm makes up for a host of deficiencies.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

Have you ever noticed that if there’s a hard way and an easy way, you choose the hard way every time? Why do you think that is?

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

Glory and tragedy, courage and stupidity – one set of truths didn’t negate the other. For war was contradiction, as was the history of America.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

Through them, I resolved the lingering questions of my racial identity. For it turned out there was no single way to be Black; just trying to be a good man was enough.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

As a strategy for picking up girls, my pseudo-intellectualism proved mostly worthless; I found myself in a series of affectionate but chaste friendships.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

They were actors in a rigged game, I decided, and I wanted no part of it.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

If we won, it would mean that I wasn’t alone in believing that the world didn’t have to be a cold, unforgiving place, where the strong preyed on the weak and we inevitably fell back into clans and tribes, lashing out against the unknown and huddling against the darkness.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

The conviction that racism wasn’t inevitable may also explain my willingness to defend the American idea: what the country was, and what it could become.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

You could build power not by putting others down but by lifting them up.

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Over time I’ve trained myself to take the long view, about how important it is to stay focused on your goals rather than getting hung up on the daily ups and downs.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

God sees the world through the eyes of those most oppressed.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

What became abundantly clear as soon as Sarah Palin stepped into the spotlight was that on just about every subject relevant to governing the country she had absolutely no idea what the hell she was talking about.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

The idea that our common humanity mattered more than our differences was stitched into my DNA.

Barack Obama, A Promised Land

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