10 Inspirational Quotes by US First Ladies

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Martha Washington, First Lady 1789 – 1997

10. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our disposition not our circumstances.” — Martha Washington

Abigail Adams, First Lady 1797 – 1801

9. “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” — Abigail Adams

Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady 1933 – 1945

8. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”

7. “People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.”

6. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Jacqueline Kennedy, First Lady 1961 – 1963

5. “We should all do something to right the wrongs that we see and not just complain about them.” — Jacqueline Kennedy

Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady 1963 – 1969

4. “Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” — Lady Bird Johnson

Rosalynn Carter, First Lady 1977 – 1981

3. “If you don’t accept failure as a possibility, you don’t set high goals, you don’t branch out, you don’t try – you don’t take the risk.” — Rosalynn Carter

Barbara Bush, First Lady 1989 – 1993

2. “Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.” — Barbara Bush

Michelle Obama, First Lady 2009 – present

1. “Choose people who lift you up.” — Michelle Obama

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