Tag Archives: Michelle Obama

Spring Open

21 Oct

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Sometimes without warning, you might feel a tiny latch spring open on your heart.

Michelle Obama — Becoming

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Disregard A Woman

28 May

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The easiest way to disregard a woman’s voice is to package her as a scold.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

On Your Heart

24 May

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Sometimes without warning, you might feel a tiny latch spring open on your heart.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

18ky Gold Anatomical Heart Locket by Peggy Skemp Jewelry

Straight Line

4 May

Screen Shot 2019-05-04 at 2.39.38 PMThere’s no straight line between effort and reward.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

Art by Robyn Redish – Stolen Painting

Do The Job

14 Apr

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Photo by Pete Souza.

“He had the intellect and discipline to do the job, the temperament to endure everything that would make it hard, and the rare degree of empathy that would keep him tuned carefully to the country’s needs. He was also surrounded by good, smart people who were ready to help.”

— Michelle Obama, from her book Becoming

Going Under

5 Mar

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“I’d seen the flimsy line that separated getting by and going under.”

– Michelle Obama from her book Becoming

The World

3 Mar

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“The world can be brutal and random…hard work

doesn’t always assure positive outcomes.”

– Michelle Obama from her book Becoming

Being Smart Is Cooler

16 Jan

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“I never cut class. I loved getting A’s, I liked being smart. I liked being on time. I thought being smart is cooler than anything in the world.” — Michelle Obama

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