Barack Obama Turns 53: A Look Back at His Best Quotes & Faces (PHOTOS)

Happy birthday, Mr. President!

Barack Obama turns 53 today, folks. Whether you love him or love to hate him, you've got to admit the prez has racked up his share of accomplishments over the years. As the 44th president -- and the first African American to hold this office -- as well as a former civil rights attorney, Illinois Senator, teacher, husband to Michelle, and devoted dad to two little girls, Obama is doing pretty well for himself.

Naturally, you expect the man to have at least one or two  -- or in our case, seven -- interesting quotes in his backpack by this point. And Obama doesn't disappoint in that area. Here are some of his most memorable quotes, alongside seven of the best faces we've seen him put on during his time spent in the Oval Office.

 

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