Michelle Obama Quotes (43 quotes)
“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. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.”
Michelle Obama: In Her Own Words (2009 edition), PublicAffairs - ISBN: 9780786746408
“If my future were determined just by my performance on a standardized test, I wouldn't be here. I guarantee you that.”
Campaign rally, Madison, Wisconsin (18 February 2008)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMichelle Obama
Born: January 17, 1964 (age 54)
Occupation: First Lady
Bio: Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama is the wife of the 44th and incumbent President of the United States, Barack Obama, and is the first African-American First Lady of the United States. Raised on the South Side of Chicago, Obama attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School before returning to Chicago and to work at the law firm Sidley Austin, where she met her future husband.
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