50 Of Michelle Obama’s Quotes That Will Make You Go “Hell Yeah!”

50 Of Michelle Obama's Quotes That Will Make You Go "Hell Yeah!"

16. “Barack and I were both raised by families who didn’t have much in the way of money or material possessions but who had given us something far more valuable – their unconditional love, their unflinching sacrifice, and the chance to go places they had never imagined for themselves.”

17. “Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.”

18. “When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.”

19. “Every day, you have the power to choose our better history — by opening your hearts and minds, by speaking up for what you know is right.”

Every day you have the power to choose

20. “Being president doesn’t change who you are – it reveals who you are.”

21. “How hard you work matters more than how much you make.”

22. “As women, we must stand up for ourselves. As women, we must stand up for each other. As women, we must stand up for justice for all.”

23. “Just do what works for you because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”

24.  “I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own.”

25. “People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.”

26. “The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me.”

27. “If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that.”

28. “Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her.”

29. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.”

Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you

30. “If I died, I didn’t want people remembering me for the stacks of legal briefs I’d written or the corporate trademarks I’d helped defend. I felt certain that I had something more to offer the world. It was time to make a move.”

31. “No one, I realized, was going to look out for me unless I pushed for it.”

32. “The easiest way to disregard a woman’s voice is to package her as a scold.”

33. “Time, as far as my father was concerned, was a gift you gave to other people.”

34. “This may be the fundamental problem with caring a lot about what others think: It can put you on the established path.”

35. “If you don’t get out there and define yourself, you’ll be quickly and inaccurately defined by others.”

36. “You don’t have to be somebody different to be important. You’re important in your own right”

Michelle Obama Quotes

37. “Being your First Lady has been the greatest honour of my life, and I hope I’ve made you proud.”

38. “For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.”

39. “Women, in particular, need to keep an eye on their physical and mental health, because if we’re scurrying to and from appointments and errands, we don’t have a lot of time to take care of ourselves. We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

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