Good marriages push us—not to become someone else but to become the best version of ourselves.
This is the truest thing I know: that love makes a family whole.
Being a teacher is not what I do, it's who I am.
I've always believed you've got to steal the joyful moments when you can.
Education teaches us compassion and kindness, connection to others.
Teaching is not a job. It's a lifestyle. It permeates your whole life.
Education doesn't just make us smarter. It makes us whole.
Education is possibility set in motion.
I think that running creates a sense of balance in my life. And it really calms me down.
So many people in my life need prayers, and I feel like I owe that to them. After all, in heaven, we feed each other.
One of the things that make community colleges so special is they do not pick and choose their students - they work with all students.
Many of my students don't know that I'm second lady of the United States... because, you know, it's a community college.
Community colleges are certainly one of America's best-kept secrets.