14 Quotes From Michelle Obama's Final White House Interview With Oprah That Are Just Too Real

First Lady Michelle Obama and self-made media mogul Oprah Winfrey are two amazing women who have each played significant roles in shaping the way women in power are regarded, respected and recognized in America. As Mrs. Obama prepares to spend her final weeks in the White House ahead of the president's official exit from office next month, Oprah sat down to get her collective thoughts on everything from her most trying times as First Lady, to her husband's legacy, to what she really thinks about the incoming president and much more. Here are 15 amazing quotes from their sit down. You can catch the second airing of the interview on Wednesday, December 21 at 9 p.m. ET on OWN.

Rachaell Davis Dec, 20, 2016

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"I'm not coy, I've proven that. I'm pretty direct. If I were interested in it, I'd say it."

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“You know, this -- this past election was challenging for me as a -- as a citizen. To watch and experience. It was painful,”

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"I have a husband who loves me I have people around me who affirm me. I didn't just wake up the First Lady. I've been in the world."

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"If you want to get anything done, you can't do everything."

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"Color, wealth. These things that don't matter still play too much of a role in how we see one another. And it's sad because, the thing that least defines us as people is the color of our skin."

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"If we want smart leaders, then we have to be smart voters."

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"She's going back to Chicago, she's like 'Bye Felicia!'"

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"I think we as women do it. We as Black women better be able to do it because there's so much that comes at us all the time in subtle ways that can tear your soul apart if you let it."

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"We did it. And we did it well. And we did it with high standards. And we didn't compromise our values."

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"Just live your life, out loud."

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"Hope is a necessary concept. Barack didn't talk about hope because he thought it was a nice slogan to get votes."

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"I'm open. I'm free. You will be the one that doesn't have any time."