You know, it’s the silliness in me. It has always been there. I love to make people laugh. It comes from my family. My family is funny.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
Empower yourselves with a good education, then get out there and use that education to build a country worthy of your boundless promise.
[on the 2016 election] When the most qualified person running was a woman, and look what we did instead, I mean that says something about where we are. That’s what we have to explore, because if we as women are still suspicious of one another, if we still have this crazy, crazy bar for each other that we don’t have for men if we’re not comfortable with the notion that a woman could be our president compared to what, then we have to have those conversations with ourselves as women.
I have had to learn that my voice has value. And if I don’t use it, what’s the point of being in the room?
When I get up and work out, I’m working out just as much for my girls as I am for me, because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly, who invests in them, but who also invests in herself. It’s just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.
I was probably 10 or 11 when I saw that, and sort of started thinking, You know what? Marriage is an option. Having a family is an option. And going to school and getting your education and building your career is another really viable option that can lead to happiness and fulfillment.
More quotes about Family
I’ve been a loner all the time throughout my life… I haven’t been the best father… Many times… my children have accused me of not giving them enough attention. And, frankly, I never have been good at handling that.
Having a sister is like having a best friend you cant get rid of. You know whatever you do, theyll still be there.
When I’m happier and healthier, my family is happier and healthier, and it affects how I interact with my friends and the people I work with.
My most important title is “mom-in-chief”. My daughters are still the heart of my heart and the centre of my world.
I had grown up without a father and that is why it was so important to me that my children would never be in need of anything.
I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.
Always remember your kid’s name. Always remember where you put your kid. Don’t let your kid drive until their feet can reach the pedals. Use the right size diapers … for yourself. And, when in doubt, make funny faces.
I know what it’s like to be married and to live in a house with a garden, but it’s not something I’m striving for at the moment.
I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real.