Michelle Obama, a lady par excellence who is well known for her poise, intelligence and compassion is celebrating her last birthday today on Jan 17, 2017 in the White House.  Michelle Obama might be leaving the White House but she is definitely going out in style. The First lady who turns 53 today is known for her intelligence, her grace and her persona. She is well read and articulate and is also known for her impeccable style sense. She is the first African-American First Lady and is married to the 44th and current President Barack Obama.  She is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard law School. In her enviable seat of power as the First Lady she has become a fashion icon, a role model for women and an advocate for healthy eating and physical activity. Many Americans want her to contest the next 2020 Presidential elections. She is touted as the rock of support behind Barack Obama and is often credited for her sharp thinking and intelligence.

However, her speeches are also noteworthy and are always full of gumption and determination. She is a brilliant orator and always leaves her audience spellbound and touches their emotions. Recently one of her speeches was also used by the new First Lady Melania Trump who is married to President-elect Donald Trump and it became a big controversy. However, the major thing to note here is that Michelle Obama’s speech has stood the test of time and will be quoted in years to come.  Check out some of her best quotes:


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President Barack Obama also took to Twitter to wish his wife a very happy birthday.

We are going to miss you Michelle Obama. Please run for President next term!