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I thought, look, this is who I am. I've got a husband who's away. I've got two little babies. They are my priority. If you want me to do the job, you've got to pay me to do the job and you've got to give me flexibility. It's okay to be bossy.feedback
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Jun 26 2017

Now, people take pictures of the shoes I wear, the bracelets, the necklace. They didn't comment that for eight years he wore the same tux and same shoes. He was proud of it, too! He was like: 'Mmm! I'm ready. I'm ready in 10 minutes, mm hmm. How long did it take you?' I'm like: 'Get outta here .feedback

Jun 22 2017 - Trump Presidency

I've got to tell you, my staff and I watched 'The Landlord' all the time.feedback

Jun 19 2017

My girlfriends have been there for me through all kinds of life transitions over the years – including a pretty big one recently! – and we've done our best to stay healthy together.feedback

Jun 06 2017

Who are you marketing to? Who do you think is going to use these apps? If women aren't at the table, you're going to miss my dollar. Because you don't really know me. That's when I look to the fellas around the room and say, Are you ready? Are you ready to share your spot at the table?' Then make room.feedback

Jun 06 2017

If somebody is up here pretending they got here on their own, they're lying. Make sure that communication is open for the people on your team. You have to surround yourself with people who reflect your values. You have to be really true to them and honest with yourself on whether we're living those values. You have to be that person even when no one's looking.feedback

Jun 06 2017

This is the unfair thing – you talk about Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers – no matter what we do, he puts on that same tux.feedback

Jun 06 2017

Barack Wore the Same Tuxedo for Eight Years! Now, people take pictures of the shoes I wear, the bracelets, the necklace – they didn't comment that for eight years he wore the same tux, same shoes. And he was proud of it too. He's like, Mmm, I'm ready. I'm ready in 10 minutes. How long did it take you?' I'm like, Get out of here.feedback

Jun 06 2017 - Trump Presidency

It's important to let your mind set and we are trying to do that before we get right back in it.feedback

May 15 2017 - FLOTUS

I am impressed by her professionalism, her attention to detail, and her ability to think not only about fashion but also the importance of the moment and the message.feedback

May 12 2017

Moms, think about this. I don't care what state you live in, take me out of the equation, like me, don't like me, but think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap.feedback

May 12 2017

You've got me as a partner as long as I can be of use. So the question for you is, where do you want me?feedback

May 12 2017

Because here's the secret: If somebody is doing that, they don't care about your kid and we need to demand everyone to care deeply about our kids.feedback

May 12 2017

This is where you really have to look at motives, you know. You have to stop and think: why don't you want our kids to have good food at school? What is wrong with you?feedback

May 12 2017

'You shouldn't know what you're eating.' Think about that. Stop there, think about that. You shouldn't know what you're eating.' You're OK with that? Do you know people who are OK with that? I mean, I just find myself thinking, this isn't my fight, you know, this is where you've got to look yourself in the eye.feedback

May 12 2017

We need to look our neighbours in the eye and kind of go: 'What is going on?' Because this just isn't that complicated, you know. Just tell me what's in my food. Why is that a problem? So you have to ask yourself, what's going on, because I don't get it. I don't understand it.feedback

May 12 2017

Think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap. Everything is really great. Being 'former' is all right … The president's good. He's running around out there in the world with his shirt unbuttoned.feedback

May 04 2017

Our motto, is when they go low, we go high.feedback

May 03 2017

Barack and I will continue to champion the issues close to our hearts, including girls ed.feedback

Apr 28 2017

I wish I could be there in person but Barack keeps booking us on all these vacations. In fact, I think we've got a kite-surfing lesson in about five minutes. Seriously, Ellen, congratulations on the 20th anniversary of announcing to the world who you really are.feedback

Apr 28 2017

It's all well and good until you start running, and then the knives come out. Politics is tough, and it's hard on a family … I wouldn't ask my children to do this again because, when you run for higher office, it's not just you, it's your whole family. Plus there's just so much more we can do outside of the office, because we won't have the burden of political baggage. Friends are surprised I answer the door now. One issue that I am excited about continuing to work on is … to help young girls get an education around the world. The plight of women and girls is real. The struggles are real.feedback

Apr 17 2017

I am writing to thank you for the copy of your new book. The gift was such a nice gesture and I look forward to sharing it with my daughters. The outpouring of support I have received from women across the country continues to amaze me, and I am filled with a great sense of hope for our shared future. Here's to strong women, may we know them, may we be them, may we raise them.feedback

Apr 04 2017 - Women

Look, throughout my political career, people have commented on what I wear. That's just something that happens, and you accept that. But it doesn't stop me from going out and enjoying fashion. And I also think it's important to be able to show that a woman can do a job like this and still be interested in clothes.feedback

Mar 17 2017

There is nothing more important that you can do for yourself than to get an education. Doing your best not just in the kitchen, but you've got to be your best in the classroom. I want you all to keep pushing and preparing yourself for college and doing well.feedback

Mar 17 2017

I can't wait to see everything you all do with your lives in the months and years ahead.feedback

Mar 14 2017

As I tell girls whenever I meet them, I wouldn't be here, sitting here not just in this chair but in the life that I have, if it weren't for my education. I know that when you hear the phrase 'knowledge is power,' it's true. You got it. You got it. I got you covered, kid.feedback

Mar 13 2017

It's a mystery box inspired by the White House kitchen garden. One of my greatest passions is making sure that kids like you have the nutritious food you need to grow up healthy. So, for your mystery box challenge I'm asking all of you to come up with an original recipe that's healthy and follows the MyPlate symbol, filling half your plate with fruits and veggies and the rest with whole grains, lean protein and dairy.feedback

Mar 10 2017

Celebrating the beauty and diversity of our country on this #internationalWomensDay with some of the many fierce and promising girls here at DC's Cardozo Education Campus.feedback

Mar 09 2017

By embracing young immigrants and their diverse cultures and contributions, Cardozo is a model for our entire country. The girls I met with today are ready to take on the world. We've just got to make sure that the world is ready for them.feedback

Mar 09 2017

Celebrating the beauty and diversity of our country on this #InternationalWomensDay with some of the many fierce and promising girls here at DC's Cardozo Education Campus. I loved visiting this school because it tells the American story in so many ways. Three years ago, Cardozo established its International Academy with only 150 students, but today it boasts nearly 400 who are thriving in and out of the classroom.feedback

Mar 08 2017 - Feminism

We're celebrating International Women's Day with a group of amazing young women. We're going to talk about education – the importance of it in their lives and in mine. Always love visiting DC schools. Thank you for hosting me today @BallouSTAY. Stories of students #reachinghigher continue to inspire me.feedback

Mar 03 2017

They just asked what her thoughts were on the current president and they were deeply concerned about the rhetoric that has been going around.feedback

Jan 19 2017 - FLOTUS

"Being your First Lady has been the honor of a lifetime,". "From the bottom of my heart, thank you.".feedback

Jan 12 2017

"Thank you, Barack, for proving you're not a lame duck but my very own silver fox,"feedback

Jan 12 2017

"Democracy is not about party, it's not about demonizing the other side,". "We're trying all trying to get stuff done, and we've seen that decency and we're trying to emulate that decency. We're gonna be supportive to the Trump administration as much as we can be.".feedback

Jan 10 2017 - FLOTUS

Being your first lady has been the greatest honor of my life. And I hope I made you proud.feedback

Jan 07 2017

Our glorious diversity – our diversities of faiths and colours and creeds – that is not a threat to who we are, it makes us who we are.feedback

Jan 07 2017

If you are a person of faith, know that religious diversity is a great American tradition, too … And whether you are Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Sikh – these religions are teaching our young people about justice and compassion and honesty.feedback

Jan 07 2017

If you or your parents are immigrants, know that you are part of a proud American tradition: the infusion of new cultures, talents and ideas, generation after generation, that has made us the greatest country on earth.feedback

Jan 07 2017 - FLOTUS

So that's my final message to young people as first lady. It is simple. I want our young people to know that they matter, that they belong. Lead by example with hope, never fear. And know that I will be with you, rooting for you and working to support you for the rest of my life.feedback

Jan 06 2017

"So, that's my final message to young people as First Lady,". "It's simple. I want our young people to know that they matter, that they belong. So don't be afraid. Do you hear me, young people? Don't be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered. Empower yourself with a good education.".feedback

Jan 06 2017

"If I were interested in it, I'd say it,". "People don't really understand how hard this is. And it's not something that you cavalierly just sort of ask a family to do again.".feedback

Jan 06 2017

"The hope of folks like my dad, who got up every day to do his job at the city water plant, the hope that one day his kids would go to college and have opportunities he never dreamed of,". "That's the kind of hope that every single one of us – politicians, parents, preachers, all of us – need to be providing for our young people, because that is what moves this country forward every single day.".feedback

Jan 06 2017

"I can't believe that I'm saying that a candidate for president of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women,". "And I have to tell you that I can't stop thinking about this.".feedback

Dec 24 2016 - Christmas

Celebrating the holidays in the White House over these past eight years has been a true privilege. We've been able to welcome over half a million guests, our outstanding pastry chefs have baked 200,000 holiday cookies and Barack has treated the American people to countless dad jokes.feedback

Dec 19 2016

That was one of those things where you just sort of think, 'Dang, you don't even know me,'. You just sort of feel like, 'Wow, where'd that come from?'. . . But then you sort of think, 'This isn't about me.' This is about the person or people who write it, you know? That's just the truth.feedback

Dec 19 2016

We're so afraid of each other. . . Color, wealth, these things that don't really matter still play too much of a role in how we see one another. And it's sad, because the thing that least defines us is the color of our skin. It's the size of our bank account. None of that matters.feedback

Dec 17 2016

What do you give your kids if you can't give them hope?feedback

Dec 07 2016

I don't like to watch the political discourse; I never have.feedback

Dec 07 2016

We can never repay the profound debt of gratitude we owe to those who served on our behalf.feedback

Nov 07 2016

Thank you for welcoming us into your communities, for giving us a chance whether you agreed with our politics or not.feedback

Nov 07 2016

In the letters you've written me, in the tears you've shed for a lost loved one, I've seen again and again your goodness and your strength and your heart.feedback

Oct 28 2016

So she is absolutely ready to be commander-in-chief on day one and, yes, she happens to be a woman.feedback

Oct 27 2016

I believe with all of my heart that Hillary Clinton will be that president.feedback

Oct 27 2016

Yes, Hillary Clinton is my friend.feedback

Oct 23 2016

This year, we know it's much closer here in this state.feedback

Oct 20 2016

Think about how you'll feel waking up on November the 9th if that happens ... if you didn't do everything possible to get this done.feedback

Oct 20 2016

You don't keep American democracy in suspense.feedback

Oct 20 2016

Maybe that's why he calls communities like the one where I was raised, hell:' Because he can't see all the decent, hardworking folks like my parents.feedback

Oct 18 2016

This has got to stop right now.feedback

Oct 18 2016

It's about basic human decency. It's about right and wrong. And we cannot endure this or expose our children to this any longer, not for another minute, let alone for four years.feedback

Oct 14 2016

So the point is, if your only agenda is either negative -- negative is a euphemism - crazy, based on lies, based on hoaxes, this is the nominee you get. You make him possible.feedback

Oct 13 2016

We can't expose our children to this any longer, not for another minute, let alone for four years.feedback

Oct 13 2016

In our hearts, we all know if we let Hillary's opponent win this election, then we are sending a clear message to our kids that everything they are seeing and hearing is perfectly OK. We are telling our sons it's OK to humiliate women. We are telling our daughters this is the way they deserve to be treated. We are telling all of our kids that bigotry and bullying is perfectly acceptable.feedback

Oct 13 2016

We have a candidate for president of the United States who over the course of his lifetime, over the course of this campaign, has said things about women that are shocking, so demeaning. I simply will not repeat anything here today. Last week, we actually saw this candidate bragging about sexually assaulting women. I can't believe I'm saying that, a candidate for president of the United States bragged about sexually assaulting women.feedback

Oct 13 2016

The belief that you can do anything you want to a woman, it is cruel, it is frightening, and the truth is it hurts.feedback

Oct 13 2016

This has got to stop right now. Because consider this: If all of this is painful to us as grown women, what do you think this is doing to our children?feedback

Oct 13 2016

This wasn't just locker room banter, this was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about sexually predatory behavior.feedback

Oct 13 2016

This is not normal. This is not politics as usual.feedback

Oct 04 2016

But I'm working for you now. I'm not working for Trump.feedback

Sep 28 2016

There are those who questioned and continue to question for the past eight years whether my husband was even born in this country. And let me say, hurtful, deceitful questions, deliberately designed to undermine his presidency, questions that cannot be blamed on others or swept under the rug by an insincere sentence uttered at a press conference.feedback

Sep 17 2016

It is excruciatingly clear that there is only one person in this election we can trust with those responsibilities, only one person with the qualification and the temperament for that job and that is our friend Hillary Clinton.feedback

Jul 28 2016

America is already great. America is already strong. And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump.feedback

Jul 27 2016

And because of Hillary Clinton, my daughters, and all our sons and daughters, now take for granted that a woman can be president of the United States.feedback

Jul 26 2016

There is only one person I trust with that responsibility … and that is Hillary Clinton.feedback

Jul 26 2016

Hillary Clinton has never quit anything in her life.feedback

Jul 26 2016

I am here tonight because in this election there is only one person who I trust with that responsibility. There is only one person who is truly qualified to be president of the United States, and that is our friend Hillary Clinton.feedback

Jul 26 2016 - Snapchat

When you have the nuclear codes at your fingertips and the military at your command, you can't have a thin skin or a tendency to lash out.feedback

Jul 26 2016

Don't let anyone ever tell you that this country isn't great, that somehow we need to make it great again, because this right now is the greatest country on earth.feedback

Jul 19 2016

Were aired on several networks: "I wrote it... with as little help as possible.feedback

Jul 19 2016

And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you're going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect. …And Barack Obama and I set out to build lives guided by these values, and pass them on to the next generations. Because we want our children, and all children in this nation, to know that the only limit to the height of your achievement is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work for them.feedback

Jun 14 2016 - Sexism

When you hear the smack talking... It's easy to brush that off because I know who I am.feedback

Sep 05 2012

Let me tell you: today I love my husband even more than I did four years ago – even more than I did 23 years ago, when we first met. Let me tell you why. See, I love that he has never forgotten how he started. I love that we can trust Barack to do what he says he's going to do, even when it's hard – especially when it's hard!feedback

Aug 31 2012

You know, no. As the wife of the guy they're running against, I tend not to watch it, but I think it's important for everyone to watch these conventions.feedback

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