Do not bring people in your life who weigh you down. And trust your instincts … good relationships feel good. They feel right. They don’t hurt. They’re not painful. That’s not just with somebody you want to marry, but it’s with the friends that you choose. It’s with the people you surround yourselves with.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them.
My number one daily habit is to give myself permission to be happy. It’s physical and mental; it’s my diet, physical activity, and emotional state. That’s all tied together.
When someone is cruel or acts like a bully, you don’t stoop to their level. No, our motto is, when they go low, we go high.
We should always have three friends in our lives-one who walks ahead who we look up to and follow; one who walks beside us, who is with us every step of our journey; and then, one who we reach back for and bring along after we’ve cleared the way.
More quotes about Wisdom
Don’t call a woman a bitch. Call her an ass-hole. It still gets your point across and it’s not sexist.
A short letter to a distant friend is, in my opinion, an insult like that of a slight bow or cursory salutation — a proof of unwillingness to do much, even where there is a necessity of doing something.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking.
The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, make them.
Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It’s like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won’t fatten the dog.
A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.