"Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction"
- Barack Obama
About this Quote
This quote by Barack Obama talks to the value of standing up for basic human rights and liberties in the face of those who would look for to oppress them. He is referring to the global resist those who would utilize violence and intimidation to deny individuals their basic rights. He stresses the need to remain true to our moral compass and not fluctuate in our commitment to securing these rights. He is getting in touch with us to take a stand against those who would reject individuals their fundamental freedoms and to fight for a world where everybody is free to exercise their rights without worry of retribution. By doing so, we can ensure that these freedoms are spread out and safeguarded around the world.