Famous quotes by First Ladys

First LadysFrom Eleanor Roosevelt to Michelle Obama, First Ladies have been a source of motivation as well as motivation for generations. Their words of wisdom have provided convenience as well as assistance for many. Below are several of one of the most powerful quotes from First Ladies throughout background, supplying insight right into their lives as well as the world around them. From the value of education and learning to the power of kindness, these quotes will leave you feeling inspired and equipped.
Small: I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life
Barbara Bush
"I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be s
"Any committee is only as good as the most knowledgeable, determined and vigorous person on it. There must be somebody who provides the flame"
Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady
Small: It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other peoples business
"It is one of my sources of happiness never to desire a knowledge of other people's business"
Dolley Madison, First Lady
Small: And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps,
Barbara Bush
"And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: When you come to a roadblock, take a detour
Barbara Bush
"When you come to a roadblock, take a detour"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: I dont think there are any men who are faithful to their wives
Jackie Kennedy
"I don't think there are any men who are faithful to their wives"
Jackie Kennedy, First Lady
Small: The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship
Jackie Kennedy
"The first time you marry for love, the second for money, and the third for companionship"
Jackie Kennedy, First Lady
Small: And in my own life, in my own small way, Ive tried to give back to this country that has given me so much.
Michelle Obama
"And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our age or background or walk of life - each of us has something to contribute to the life of this nation"
Michelle Obama, First Lady
Small: Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence
Abigail Adams
"Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence"
Abigail Adams, First Lady
Small: I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty
Nancy Reagan
"I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty"
Nancy Reagan, First Lady
Small: To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there
Barbara Bush
"To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not societys dream, her own personal dream
Barbara Bush
"The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, a
Barbara Bush
"The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the
Barbara Bush
"Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but hes not boring
Barbara Bush
"One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other peo
Barbara Bush
"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, First Lady
Small: My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George?
Barbara Bush
"My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George?"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but its a family thing, and I guess its clean
Barbara Bush
"It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, thats how I kept track of what was going on
Barbara Bush
"It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesse
Barbara Bush
"If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Im not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they dont think Im competitive, just nice
Barbara Bush
"I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time
Barbara Bush
"I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up
Barbara Bush
"I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occ
Barbara Bush
"Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family
Barbara Bush
"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you
Barbara Bush
"Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time
Barbara Bush
"Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict o
Barbara Bush
"At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord
Barbara Bush
"You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
Small: You just dont luck into things as much as youd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether its frien
Barbara Bush
"You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities"
Barbara Bush, First Lady
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