It's Michelle Obama's Birthday and Here are 11 of Her Most Inspirational Quotes To Live By

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Today the First Lady of the United States, the divine Ms. Michelle Obama, turns the big 5-0! Happy birthday, FLOTUS! Not since Hillary Clinton has the White House seen such an inspirational and powerful woman. She continues to encourage and engage people with the reality that they can not only better themselves, but better the world in which we live.

While others might cry at the thought of turning 50, Michelle is embracing it with her usual grace and positivity. As she told Parade magazine this past summer when asked about her upcoming birthday, “I have never felt more confident in myself, more clear on who I am as a woman. But I am constantly thinking about my own health and making sure that I’m eating right and getting exercise and watching the aches and pains. I want to be this really fly 80-, 90-year old.” If only everyone who reaches half a century old could look at it with such wisdom and gratefulness.

So today, on her 50th birthday, let’s take a look at some of Michelle's most inspirational quotes and all resolve to be a little more like her.

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