"Obama won the presidency on the strength of his message and the skills of the messenger. Now the talk of hope and change feels out of tune when so many Americans are out of work, over-mortgaged, and worried that life will be even tougher for their children."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Ron Fournier on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Ron Fournier on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Ron Fournier on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Ron Fournier on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Ron Fournier on Dalai Lama
"For a man who has compared himself to Theodore Roosevelt and the nation's challenges to those of the Gilded Age, Obama put forward a tepid agenda."
"Shock, confusion, fear, anger, grief, and defiance. On Sept. 11, 2001, and for the three days following the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil, President George W. Bush led with raw emotion that reflected the public's whipsawing stages of acceptance."
"We're living in an era of unprecedented change, and I want to be a part of documenting it."
"Climate change was a point of division between Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney. The president declared climate change a global threat, acknowledged that the actions of humanity were deepening the crisis, and pledged to do something about it if elected."
"Close elections tend to break toward the challenger because undecided voters - having held out so long against the incumbent - are by nature looking for change."