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.
More quotes by Michelle Obama
When you’ve worked hard, and done well, and walked through that doorway of opportunity, you do not slam it shut behind you. You reach back, and you give other folks the same chances that helped you succeed.
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.
My habit is at the beginning of the year, I look at a blank calendar and then we put everything for the kids first like potlucks, sporting events, parent-teacher conferences, doctor’s appointments, and vacations. Second is me. When do I want to work out? When do I want to hang out with my girlfriends? What trips do I want to take? When can I take a long weekend? Put that on there. And then once all that’s done, everything else can come around that. It’s amazing because it forces you to say no because you’ve already blocked out the time.
More quotes about Marriage
[on Michelle] Like a lot of political spouses, the role was thrust upon her. But I always knew she’d be incredible at it, and put her own unique stamp on the job. That’s because who you see is who she is-the brilliant, funny, generous woman who, for whatever reason, agreed to marry me. I think people gravitate to her because they see themselves in her-a dedicated mom, a good friend, and someone who’s not afraid to poke a little fun at herself from time to time.
What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are but how you deal with incompatibility.
Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst man in proportion to the level he is unfit for marriage.
Obviously I couldn’t have done anything that I’ve done without Michelle… not only has she been a great first lady, she is just my rock. I count on her in so many ways every single day.
Husbands and wives, first be faithful to each other. Second, keep the romance going all of your life by courting each other every day.
They that Marry for Money cannot have the true Satisfaction of Marriage; the requisite Means being wanting.
There’s a way of transferring funds that is even faster than electronic banking. It’s called marriage.
He didn’t dare to, because his father had a weak heart and habitually threatened to drop dead if anybody hurt his feelings. You may have noticed that people with weak hearts are the tyrants of English married life.
By all means marry. If you get a good wife you will become happy, and if you get a bad one you will become a philosopher.
Husbands and wives, have fun with each other. I’m convinced it makes all the difference in the world.