10 quotes that made Obama's 'Siri Fort' speech unique and stellar!US president Barack Obama is known to be an impressive speaker because when he takes the stage he owns it completely.Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium, Delhi today was unique and yet compelling in every
US president Barack Obama is known to be an impressive speaker because when he takes the stage he owns it completely.
Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium, Delhi today was unique and yet compelling in every manner.
He won over the young crowd with his profound oratory skills and inimitable charm.
His connecting with youth by quoting the celebrated dialogue of DDLJ to mentioning quotes of Swami Vivekanada and Mahatma Gandhi, it was all spot on.
Here we have extracted some of the finest lines from his speech:
1) "I am the first American president to come to India twice, but I predict I will not be the last..."
2) "When a girl goes to school, she changes not just herself but also the nation. Sons and fathers and brothers; the men need to step forward to ensure that."
3) "We are among the few nations to have gone to both the 'Moon and Mars'!"
4) "... in recent years, India has lifted more people out of poverty than any other country in the world."
5) "America has the biggest Indian diaspora in the world. They make America stronger."
6) "...Proud to live in countries where the grandson of a cook can become President, a dalit can write the Constitution and a tea-seller can become the PM."
7) "Every person has the right to practice the faith they choose. Or not practice at all, without fear of prosecution..."
8) "I want more American students coming to India than Indian students coming to America."
9) "Young people of India are going to shape not just this nation, but also the whole world."
10) "...senorita, bade bade deshon mein, you know what I mean...!"