Mind 28 feb 2019 Tessa Ham

De 20 mooiste quotes van Michelle Obama

In de Bedrock-serie ‘De mooiste quotes van…’ delen we regelmatig inspirerende citaten van wijze mensen. Het is alweer een paar jaar geleden sinds Donald Trump het stokje over heeft genomen van Barack Obama. Wie we zo mogelijk nog meer missen in het witte huis is zijn vrouw Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama heeft een indrukwekkend cv. We kennen haar natuurlijk als geweldige first lady, maar daarnaast heeft ze advocaat, moeder, stijlicoon én bestseller auteur op haar papiertje staan. Het was ons al duidelijk wat een inspirerende powervrouw ze is, maar dit bleek nog meer uit haar boek ‘Becoming’, waarin ze openhartig haar verhaal vertelt.

We verzamelden 20 van haar mooiste quotes.

De 20 mooiste quotes van Michelle Obama

1. “Everyday, you have the power to choose.”
2. “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.”
3. “Am I good enough? Yes, I am.”
4. “Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.”
5. “When you’ve worked hard and walk through that doorway of opportunity, you reach back and give other folks the same chances that made you succeed.”
6. “Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zone and soar.”
7. “There is no magic to achievement. It’s really about hard work, choices and persistence.”
8. “I am an example of what is possible when girls from the beginning are loved. I was surrounded by women in my life who taught me about strength and dignity.”
9. “Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.”
10. “Live out loud, and understand that what’s in your brain is really useful. Do not hide it. Don’t dumb it down. Don’t apologize for it. Just put it on the table and let people deal with it.”
11. “You have a bad day, you go to bed, you wake up, and you work a little harder.”
12. “Don’t ever make decisions based on fear. Make decisions based on hope and possibility. Make decisions based on what should happen, not what shouldn’t.”
13. “Do not ever let anyone feel like you don’t matter.”
14. “There is no limit to what we, as women, can accomplish.”
15. “Strong men don’t need to put down women to feel powerful.”
16. “Real men treat the janitor with the same respect as the CEO.
17. “Success is not about the money you make, but the difference you make in somebody’s life.”
18. “We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list.”
19. “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 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.”
20. “Failure is an important part of your growth and developing resilience. Don’t be afraid to fail.”

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