These are the wisest words by an inspirational figure, Michelle Obama, who knows how to unite people on both sides of the aisle. She is the one who has power in her words and holds charism a in her personality. Through her influential quotes, she became a reason to inspire love and humanity among people. Michelle Obama, a lady from America, holds a list of the impressive set of titles; writer, advocacy icon, a lawyer, dog lover, hugger-in-chief. Yes, she is a famous writer & the first lady and wife of the 44th President of America, Barack Obama.
Inspiring Iconic Women – *Michelle Obama*
Michelle Obama, the first African-American, First Lady of the United States, was born on January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois. She was born and brought up in Chicago’s South Side. Her father, Fraser Robinson, was a city-pump operator & a Democratic precinct captain. And her mother, Marian, was a secretary at Spiegel’s. Michelle had an older brother, Craig with a difference of 21 months apart in age. She lived in a close-knit family, staying together.
She graduated from Princeton University in 1985 & then went to earn a higher degree from Harvard Law School in 1988. She was awarded her J.D in 1988.
Michelle worked as an associate in the Chicago branch of the firm Sidley Austin, after completing her Law school. Then in 1989, she met her prince, her would-be-husband, Barack Obama, to whom she was assigned as an adviser and eventually they both fell in love with each other. Finally, the couple got married at Trinity United Church of Christ on 3rd October 1992. They are blessed with two daughters Malia and Sasha, in 1998 and 2001 respectively.
In 2002, Michelle started working as executive director of community relations & external affairs at University of Chicago Hospitals. In May 2005, she was appointed as Vice-President for the same.
Michelle delivered a high profile speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2004, where caught the eye of a national audience for the first time. And on 20th January 2009, his husband, Barack Obama became 44th President of the United States.
Michelle delivered a heartwarming speech at the Democratic National Convention, “Every day, the people I meet inspire me, every day they make me proud, every day they remind me how blessed we are to live in the greatest nation on Earth.” She also addressed “Serving as your first lady is an honor and a privilege.”
In May 2006, she won the title of “25 of the World’s Most Inspiring Women.” by the Essence Magazine. She also appeared twice on the cover of magazine Vogue and People magazine under best-dressed list.
Later in 2018, she published her memoir, Becoming. She shared the deeply personal experience of writing the book. She shared a tweet, “I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be.”
Michelle Obama Quotes
“There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.”
“You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen.” – Michelle Obama
“Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” – Michelle Obama
“Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.” – Michelle Obama
“Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.” – Michelle Obama
There is no magic to achievement. It’s really about hard work, choices, and persistence. – Michelle Obama
“If you are committed to doing what it takes, anything is possible. It’s up to you.” – Michelle Obama
Every time you fail and get back up, you practice perseverance, which is the key to life. Your strength comes in your ability to recover. – Michelle Obama
“Find people who will make you better.” – Michelle Obama
You can’t just sit around. Don’t expect anybody to come and hand you anything. It doesn’t work that way. – Michelle Obama
“Every day you have the power to choose.” – Michelle Obama
“One of the things I realized is that if you do not take control over your time and your life, other people will gobble it up.” – Michelle Obama
“Failure is a feeling long before it becomes an actual result.” – Michelle Obama
“Just try new things, don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and sour.” – Michelle Obama
“We need people who believe that global warming is real.” – Michelle Obama
“Success isn’t about how your life looks to others. It’s about how it feels to you. We realized that being successful isn’t about being impressive, it’s about being inspired.” – Michelle Obama
“There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.” – Michelle Obama
No country can ever truly flourish if it stifles the potential of its women and deprives itself of the contributions of half its citizen. – Michelle Obama
Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own. – Michelle Obama
Walk away from friendships that make you feel small and insecure and seek out people who inspire you and support you. – Michelle Obama
“Real change comes from having enough comfort to be really honest and say something very uncomfortable.” – Michelle Obama
“Empower yourself with a good education.” – Michelle Obama