“If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place wbere all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.”
ó President-elect Barack Obama in his victory speech.
“I wish godspeed to the man who was my former opponent and will be my president. These are difficult times for our country. And I pledge to him tonight to do all in my power to help him lead us through the many challenges we face.”
ó John McCain, conceding to Obama
“You are about to go on one of the great journeys of life. Congratulations and go enjoy yourself.”
ó President George Bush to Obama