8 Powerful Michelle Obama Quotes to Use as Instagram Captions

Michelle Obama is a class act if we've ever seen one.

The former First Lady is an inspiration, from the way she speaks to the way she dresses, to her wonderful relationship with her family. So, it only makes that we turn to her when we want to say something profound. This especially applies when we want to make a powerful statement on social media.

If you look up to this empowering woman like we do, keep reading for eight thought-provoking Michelle Obama quotes to use as Instagram captions.


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For the shot of you having completed something huge:

"Success is only meaningful and enjoyable if it feels like your own."

 

For the pensive shot of you thinking about where the world is going:

"Don't be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered."


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For the shot of you and your BFF:

"Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built on a thousand small kindnesses."

 

For the pic of you and your powerful girl gang:

"The difference between a broken community and a thriving one is the presence of women who are valued."

 

For the selfie of you looking like a million bucks:

"You don't have to say anything to the haters. You don't have to acknowledge them at all. You just wake up every morning and be the best you can be. And that tends to shut them up."

 

For the photo of you doing something positive:

"You may live in the world as it is, but you can still work to create the world as it should be."


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For the image of you taking a major risk:

"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."

 

For the pic of you standing next to the No. 1 male in your life:

"Strong men—men who are truly role models—don't need to put down women to make themselves feel powerful."


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