Memorable Quotes From Obama's Inauguration Speech

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Bringing the People Together

Keep reading for highlights from President Obama's 2013 inaugural address. Click here for the entire transcript.BET Staff 

“What makes us exceptional — what makes us American — is our allegiance to an idea, articulated in a declaration made more than two centuries ago: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)