Being president doesn’t change who you are it reveals who you are.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
I am sick of all the chaos and the nastiness of our politics. It’s exhausting, and frankly, it’s depressing.
When you’re not engaged in the day-to-day struggles that everybody feels, you slowly start losing touch. And I think it’s important for the people in the White House to have a finger on the pulse.
This generation, because of social media and the internet, kids are more exposed to more people and more cultures. I think that they are more open in ways. They are less tolerant of obvious inequities. This generation will look at what is happening now in the world and say, This doesn’t feel right because this wasn’t what I was taught.’
More quotes about Politics
Imagine, a September 11 with weapons of mass destruction. It’s not 3,000. It’s tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children.
The point is that since this is a business-run society, it’s also a propaganda-oriented society, because business is committed to marketing. The highest value in business is to deceive people into getting something, taking something that they don’t want.
CO2 is the exhaling breath of our civilization, literally. … Changing that pattern requires a scope, a scale, a speed of change that is beyond what we have done in the past.
You don’t have to set limits on your talent and your ambition – or those of your children. You don’t have to be grateful to survive in a world made by others.
Although some people felt Adolf Hitler was bad, he was a great man and a real conqueror whose name would never be forgotten.
One should seek out an audience that matters — and furthermore (another important qualification), it should not be seen as an audience, but as a community of common concern in which one hopes to participate constructively. We should not be speaking to, but with.
Our only real hope for democracy is that we get the money out of politics entirely and establish a system of publicly funded elections.
Organization and education, when they interact with each other, they strengthen each other, they are mutually supportive.
The term ‘dissidents’ is pretty much restricted to critics on the enemy’s side, who we honor and respect. On our side, they’re subjected to one or another form of punishment.
One day we took each other by the hand and went for a walk in the evening. And we walked like that for our whole life.