I’m a product of pop culture.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
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.’
My view is, first you get them to laugh, then you get them to listen. So I’m always game for a good joke, and I’m not so formal in this role. There’s very little that we can’t do that people wouldn’t appreciate.
[on the 2016 election] In light of this last election, I’m concerned about us as women and how we think. What is going on in our heads where we let that happen, you know?
It has to be a true partnership, and you have to really really like and respect the person you’re married to because it is a hard road.
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals.
More quotes about Life
Wagon Train was on. It seemed to be beaming in from some foreign country. I shut that off, too, and went into another room, a windowless one with a painted door – a dark cavern with a floor-to-ceiling library. I switched on the lamps. The place had an overpowering presence of literature and you couldn’t help but lose your passion for dumbness.
Certain flaws are necessary for the whole. It would seem strange if old friends lacked certain quirks.
A good man often appears gauche simply because he does not take advantage of the myriad mean little chances of making himself look stylish. Preferring truth to form, he is not constantly at work upon the facade of his appearance.
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go at some point in order to move forward.
The only true test of values, either of men or of things, is that of their ability to make the world a better place in which to live.
There’s a lot of people out there who go through hard times, and they feel alone. They feel like nobody is there. But I’m in the same boat.