20 Michelle Obama Quotes About Hard Work, Positivity, And Strength


Being a lawyer, author, and former first lady, there’s so much we can learn from Michelle Obama. Born of January 17, 1964, she is considered as the first African-American First Lady of the country.

A graduate of Harvard Law School and Princeton University, she’s consistent in advocating for the education of girls and poverty-stricken families. She has been a role model for tons of people and continues to be one even after his husband, former US president Barack Obama, left his office.

After the White House, she has been attending more public engagements. She launched an education initiative started promoting her memoir Becoming.

To inspire you and motivate you to keep being your best, we’re sharing with you the very best Michelle Obama quotes below.

How hard you work matters more than how much you make. -Michelle Obama

Whether you come from a council estate or a country estate, your success will be determined by your own confidence and fortitude. -Michelle Obama

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. -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. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity. -Michelle Obama

Success doesn’t count unless you earn it fair and square. -Michelle Obama

The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of woman who are valued. -Michelle Obama

You can’t make decisions based on fear and the possibility of what might happen. -Michelle Obama

You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own. -Michelle Obama

Choose people who lift you up. -Michelle Obama

If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn’t be here. I guarantee you that. -Michelle Obama

Every girl, no matter where she lives, deserves the opportunity to develop the promise inside of her. -Michelle Obama

There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made. -Michelle Obama

Success isn’t about how much money you make. It’s about the difference you make in people’s lives. -Michelle Obama

Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Let them make you even hungrier to succeed. -Michelle Obama

Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. -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. -Michelle Obama

The one way to get me to work my hardest was to doubt me. -Michelle Obama

Find people who will make you better. -Michelle Obama

One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody says distract you from your goals. -Michelle Obama

Thinking of changing your workplace, changing the way the world thinks, that’s big and it gets daunting and then you shrink from that. So start with what you can control. And that’s you first. -Michelle Obama

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