Monday, March 27, 2017

"We don’t always have control of things" - Obama

A couple of meaningful quotes from NY Times Article written towards the end of the Obama presidency: With Obama, Personal is Presidential

“All of us, we make mistakes,” he said. “And at times we are lost. And as we get older, we learn we don’t always have control of things — not even a president does. But we do have control over how we respond to the world. We do have control over how we treat one another.”

“Now, I’m not naïve,” he said. “I’ve seen how inadequate words can be in bringing about lasting change. I’ve seen how inadequate my own words have been.”