Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama commonly known as Michelle Obama, the first lady of United States of America. She is a best writer an American lawyer and administrator at university level.
She got married with Barack Obama the 44th President of the United States, she has another honor is that she is the first African American woman who became the First Lady in the history of United States.
Michelle served the nation in many ways she spread the awareness about poverty, education, nutrition, physical activity, and healthy eating, she was considered as the fashion icon and supported American designers.
Michelle is a role model for women, may these Michelle Obama Quotes enlighten your lives.
Here is best list of Michelle Obama Quotes
1.“I think that people are tired. They’re tired of the same old kind of politics. People want a new tone to politics.”
2.“Changing the big picture takes time.. and the best things to do is focus on the things that we can make in our lives if we’re doing all that. That becomes the collage of real change.”
3.“Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?”
4.“You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.”
5.“When they go low, we go high.”
6.“The only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.”
7.“Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude.”
8.“At the end of the day, when it comes time to make that decision, as president, all you have to guide you are your values, and your vision, and the life experiences that make you who you are.”
9.“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.”
10.“The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of woman who are valued.”
11.“Every mother works hard, and every woman deserves to be respected.”
12.“In our house we don’t take ourselves too seriously, and laughter is the best form of unity, I think, in a marriage.”
13.“Now I think it’s one of the most useless questions an adult can ask a child—What do you want to be when you grow up? As if growing up is finite. As if at some point you become something and that’s the end.”
14.“We can still make a difference even as we stay home.”
15.“Being president doesn’t change who you are – it reveals who you are.”
16.“When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high.”
17.“Through my education, I didn’t just develop skills, I didn’t just develop the ability to learn but I developed confidence.”
18.“My most important title is still “mom-in-chief.” My daughters are still the heart of my heart and the center of my world.”
19.“There is no magic to achievement. It’s really about hard work, choices and persistence.”
20.“Now that I’m an adult, I realize that kids know at a very young age when they’re being devalued, when adults aren’t invested enough to help them learn. Their anger over it can manifest itself as unruliness. It’s hardly their fault. They aren’t ‘bad kids.’ They’re just trying to survive bad circumstances.”
21.“To me, there was magic in the learning.”
22.“If you don’t get out there and define yourself, you’ll be quickly and inaccurately defined by others.”
23.“Success isn’t about how much money you make, it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.”
24.“There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.”
25.“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.”
26.“Always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.”
27.“Being a healthy woman isn’t about getting on a scale or measuring your waistline. We need to start focusing on what matters – on how we feel, and how we feel about ourselves.”
28.“We learned about honesty and integrity – that the truth matters… that you don’t take shortcuts or play by your own set of rules… and success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square.”
29.“I’ve seen firsthand that being president doesn’t change who you are. It reveals who you are.”
30.“Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. Trust your instincts, good relationships feel good, they feel right, they don’t hurt.”
31.“Walk away from friendships that make you feel small and insecure, and seek out people who inspire you and support you.”
32.“Your own story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own,”
33.“When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.”
34.“Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses… swapped back and forth and over again.”
35.“At fifty-four, I am still in progress, and I hope that I always will be.”
36.“No American should have to choose between making their voice heard and staying safe.”
37.“How hard you work matters more than how much you make.”
38.“Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”
39.“My father, Fraser, taught me to work hard, laugh often, and keep my word.”
40.“I hate diversity workshops. “Real change comes from having enough comfort to be really honest and say something very uncomfortable.”
41.“I never cut class. I loved getting a’s i liked being smart. I liked being on time I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.”
42.“Failure is a feeling long before it becomes an actual result. It’s vulnerability that breeds with self-doubt and then is escalated, often deliberately, by fear.”
43.“The easiest way to disregard a woman’s voice is to package her as a scold.”
Early life – Michelle Obama
Michelle was born on 17 January 1964, in Chicago. She is the daughter of Fraser Robinson and Mrian Shieldes Robinson, her mother sacrificed his career until Michelle got admission in her high school.
Due to some old issues of his grand family her father suffered in his life, that could affect her emotionally as she was at her growing age. Her parents wanted her to be the brightest student so she was instructed to stay out of all troubles. Michelle joined the Bryn Mawr Elementary School when she was in sixth grade. Michelle was afraid by recalling her past, how she was perceived by others, but she omitted all the negative thoughts and used her fear as her strength, and used it as a fuel, keep going. She faced gender discrimination while growing up. She got honor for 4 years, took advanced placement classes, she was also a member of the National Honor Society and served as student council treasurer.
Family life – Michelle Obama
In 1991, her father Robinson, got died due to severe illness. But her father’s memoriesalways motivated her, each and every day. Another loss of her life, friend Suzanne Alele faced the severity of cancer and at the end got died. These two major losses, changed the way of thinking, then she wanted to dedicate her whole life to the society, and she did it.
She was extremely devoted to her career due to which, Michelle told her mother she wanted to focus solely on career. Michelle and Obama mate with each other in 1989, while watching a movie Do the Right Thing. Afterwards They got married on 3rd October 1992. Michelle suffered a miscarriage, had two daughters first one is Malia Ann who born on 1998 and the 2nd one is Natasha she usually known as Sasha, who born on 2001.
Obama and Michelle lived in Chicago for long time period, their daughters also attended a private school in Chicago, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. In the same school Michelle was a member of school’s board, she fought hard for the diversity in school, while other members tried to reserve the slots, as a result of this diversity, increase the number of enrollment.
The past first lady Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton was the inspiration of Obamas to raise their children in the royal protocol, so they moved to the “White House”.
The First Lady of the United States (2009–2017)
The First Lady took all the bold steps during her starting months, she visited homeless shelters, see the soup kitchen and also sent her representatives to many schools also advocated the public services.In 2009, Obama became the most Fascinating person of the year and named as ‘Barbara Walters’. Michelle Obama took some initiatives such as advocating on the behalf forces’ families, supporting working women’s for their career and family, national service encouragements, promotions of arts and spreading arts education. In April 2012, Mr. and Mrs. Obama received an award“the Jerald Washington Memorial Founders” presented by ‘National Coalition for HomelessVeterans (NCHV)’. This is the highest honor given to Obama’s family. in May 2015, they honored with the same award.
In May 2014, Michelle joined a campaign to bring back a kidnapped girl in Nigeria. The First Lady tweeted her picture with a poster,‘#bringbackourgirls campaign hashtag’. She also wrote in her book about Let Girls Learn and to produce and sang a song “This is for My Girls”. There are many encouraging thoughts and “Michelle Obama Quotes” that are having a great influence on many women’s life.
Religious Believes – Michelle Obama
It was the controversial issue for everyone, the resident of America was black with different religious believes, in start it was assumed that Barack Obama is Muslim, while Michelle Obama raised as the United Methodist and afterwards she joined ‘Trinity United Church of Christ’. Michelle and Barack Obama got married in the same church. while on May 31, 2008, both Barack Obama and Michelle Obama declared that they were no more the member of‘Trinity United Church’ of Christ due to some personal religious believe. In 2009, they both joined Shiloh Baptist Church at the same time they also joined St. John’s Episcopal Church. At the 49th general conference in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first lady encouraged the all attendees to spread the political awareness, she said, “To anyone who says that church is no place to talk about these issues, you tell them there is no place better – no place better, because ultimately, these are not just political issues – they are moral issues, they’re issues that have to do with human dignity and human potential, and the future we want for our kids and our grandkids”
She is a living legend and having an extraordinary self-confidence there was many heart breaking events happened in her life but she never thought about them in a negative way. Her whole life is the great lesson and the dummy personality to common people, on the other side Michelle Obama’s Quote are the true inspiration for many females in the society.