When they go low, we go high.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
At the root of this dilemma is the way we view mental health in this country. Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg or your brain, it’s still an illness, and there should be no distraction.
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation.
I always touch people, because I know that there’s a level of anxiety, people are teary or they’re nervous, and I just try to physically hold them and bring them down and say: We’re here. I’m just Michelle.’
More quotes about Politics
The blacks want always Democrats You know it’s like the plan they did, to take the fathers out the home and put them on welfare Does anybody know about that? That’s a Democratic plan.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
It is because Russia is seen as a threat, because Russia is seen as becoming a competitor. I believe this approach is mistaken.
The argument for liberty is an argument against the use of coercion to prevent others from doing better.
We need to be very careful. Democracy is the issue, and democracy ought to be the means by which we decide these issues, rather than secret negotiations resulting in a fait accompli being presented to us.
I would like to draw your attention to the fact that in Russia, unlike in one third of the world’s countries, being gay is not a crime.
I think our Russian Football Union must play an active part in this and develop a new generation of sportsmen and soccer players.
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
WE are good, and THEY are evil. That useful principle trumps virtually any argument. Analysis of commentary and much of scholarship reveals that its roots commonly lie in that crucial principle, which is not argued but asserted.
We have a tax-raising power in Scotland but not in English regions. I want genuine regional taxation powers [in England].
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
In fact, only two groups are allowed to be class-conscious in the United States. One of them is the business community, which is rabidly class-conscious…The other group is the high planning sectors of the government.
Like, say I can choose to buy a Toyota or a Chevrolet, but I can’t choose in a market system to get a subway system, that is a collective action. Market systems don’t allow that. So it has an enormous distorting effect on the choices that are available.