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Book Quotes Attributed to Our "President":


From, 'Dreams From My Father':


"I ceased to advertise my mother's race at the age

of 12 or 13, when I began to suspect that by doing

so I was ingratiating myself to whites."


From: 'Dreams From My Father':


From: 'Dreams From My Father':


"There was something about her that made me wary,

a little too sure of herself, maybe and white."


From: 'Dreams From My Father':


"It remained necessary to prove which side

you were on, to show your loyalty to the black masses,

to strike out and name names."


From: 'Dreams From My Father':


"I never emulate white men and brown men whose fates

didn't speak to my own. It was into my father's image, the

black man, son of Africa , that I'd packed all the attributes

I sought in myself: the attributes of Martin and Malcolm,

DuBois and Mandela."


From: 'Audacity of Hope':


"I will stand with the Muslims should the political

winds shift in an ugly direction."