As International Women’s Month draws to a close, we are still missing our favorite First Lady, Michelle Obama. Here are 9 insightful quotes from Michelle herself to get us through life (or at least through the rest of the week), from Pocket Michelle Obama Wisdom: Wise and Inspirational Words from Michelle Obama.
Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed.
I want to be this really fly 80, 90-year-old.
There are still so many causes worth sacrificing for. There is still so much history to be made.
Don’t just be book-smart, be smart about the world – know your community, know your politics.
I am always irritated by the “You can have it all” statement. It’s a ridiculous aspiration. I don’t want women out there to have that expectation that if they’re not having it all, then they’re somehow failing.
When I hear negative and false attacks, I really don’t invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
People who are truly strong lift others up. People who are truly powerful bring others together.
I want you to understand that every scar that you have is a reminder not just that you got hurt but that you survived.
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