Barack Obama Quote
I began feeling the way I imagine an actor or athlete must feel when, after years of commitment to a particular dream...he realizes that he's gone just about as far as talent or fortune will take him. The dream will not happen, and he now faces the choice of accepting this fact like a grownup and moving on to more sensible pursuits, or refusing the truth and ending up bitter, quarrelsome, and slightly pathetic.
The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (ed. Canongate Books, 2007) - ISBN: 9781847673701