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10 Michelle Obama Quotes That Will Inspire You

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10 Michelle Obama Quotes That Will Inspire You


January 17, 2020

Since former First Lady Michelle Obama stepped into the spotlight over 10 years ago, she’s been speaking incredible words of wisdom. From her best-selling memoir, “Becoming” to the striking quotes she’s shared on the campaign trail, and on her book tour, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite, most inspiring gems that will inspire you to be your best self.

“Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.”

“You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.”

“We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”

Michelle Obama

“Failure is an important part of your growth and developing resilience. Don’t be afraid to fail.”

“Reach for partners that make you better. Do not bring people into your life who weigh you down. Good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt.”

Michelle Obama

“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.”

“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.”

Michelle Obama

“Do we settle for the world as it is, or do we work for the world as it should be?”

“Am I good enough? Yes I am.”

Michelle Obama

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



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