“Courage, President Kennedy knew, requires something more than just the absence of fear. Any fool can be fearless. Courage, true courage, derives from that sense of who we are … and the belief that we can dig deep and do hard things for the enduring benefit of others.”

– Barack Obama, in a speech on May 7th while accepting the 2017 Centennial “Profiles in Courage” JFK Award… more >>

“The study of law can be disappointing at times, a matter of applying narrow rules and arcane procedure to an uncooperative reality.  But the law is also a memory; the law records a long-running conversation, a nation arguing with its conscience.”

-Barack Obama in Dreams from My Father.  You can get the book on Amazon.