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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!
 

The darn trouble with cleaning the house is it gets dirty the next day anyway, so skip a week if you have to. The children are the most important thing.
 

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.
 

The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
 

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
[Family]
 

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
 

Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It's supposed to be fun.
[Happiness]
 

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
[Luck]
 

You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way.
 

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.
 

You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
 


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