Over the past eight years, Michelle Obama has been a strong force alongside her husband President Barack Obama. As the 44th first lady of the United States, the mother of two has worked tirelessly to bring attention to issues like poverty, education and healthy living.
Michelle consistently showered audiences with her enthusiasm for life and did little to hide her affection for her loving husband. Her children Sasha and Malia were always top of mind, and she often let her maternal side shine through when talking about issues affecting children around the world. In celebration of her time in Washington, Hello! rounds up some of her most inspiring and memorable quotes on love, life and family.