There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
Well, when it comes to social media – there are just times I turn off the world, you know. There are just some times you have to give yourself space to be quiet, which means you’ve got to set those phones down. You can’t be reading all that stuff. I mean, that’s like letting somebody just walk up and slap you, you know? You would never do that. You would never just sit there and go, slap me in the face and I’m good with it. No. So why would you open yourself up to that?
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.’
And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life. That your word is your bond; that you do what you say you’re going to do. That you treat people with dignity and respect, even if you don’t know them and even if you don’t agree with them.
More quotes about Wisdom
Danger – if you meet it promptly and without flinching – you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
Biographies are but the clothes and buttons of the man. The biography of the man himself cannot be written.
I always like people who have developed long and hard, particularly through introspection and a lot of dedication. I think that what they arrive at is, usually, deeper and more beautiful than the person who seems to have that ability and fluidity from the beginning.
I cannot tell you any spiritual truth that you don’t know already. All I can do is remind you of what you have forgotten.
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong only because he has remained silent.
One gains universal applause who mingles the useful with the agreeable, at once delighting and instructing the reader.
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.