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First lady Melania Trump watches as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington, D.C.,on Feb. 28, 2017. REUTERS

First lady Melania Trump celebrated her 47th birthday Wednesday, her first since her husband Donald Trump was elected president and moved into the White House.

The 45th first lady of the United States was born near Sevnica, Slovenia, which was then a part of communist Yugoslavia, and has maintained a quiet presence next to her husband all through his campaign and presidency.

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While she is still putting up at the Trump Tower in New York City, Melania is expected to move into the White House with her son Barron over the summer.

Here are some quotes by the president’s wife as she turns a year older, courtesy Brainy Quotes:

“If I am honored to serve as first lady, I will use that wonderful privilege to try to help people in our country who need it the most. One of the many causes dear to my heart is helping children and women. ”

“After living and working in Milan and Paris, I arrived in New York City 20 years ago, and I saw both the joys and the hardships of daily life. On July 28, 2006, I was very proud to become a citizen of the United States - the greatest privilege on planet Earth.”

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the Freedom Ball in honor of his inauguration in Washington, Jan. 20, 2017. REUTERS/JONATHAN ERNST

“I’m very political. I’m not political in public, I’m political at home.”

“You know, to marry a man like Donald, you need to know who you are. You need to know who you are, and you need to be very strong and smart.”

“I don't have a nanny. I have a chef, and I have my assistant, and that's it. I do it myself. You know, those hours with your child are really important ones, even if it's just the two of you, being quiet in the car together.”

“Do I agree with everything he says? No. I have my own opinions too, and I tell him that. Sometimes he takes it in and listens, and sometimes he doesn’t.”

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump wave to guests from the Truman Balcony with their son Barron Trump during the 139th Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., April 17, 2017. Getty Images

“We know what our roles are and we are happy with them. I think the mistake some people make is they try to change the man they love after they get married. You cannot change a person.”

“I am not a 'yes' person. No matter who you are married to, you still need to lead your life.”

“I am a full-time mom; that is my first job. The most important job ever. I started my business when he started school. When he is in school, I do my meetings, my sketches, and everything else. I cook him breakfast. Bring him to school. Pick him up. Prepare his lunch. I spend the afternoon with him.”

“You judge a society by how it treats its citizens. We must do our best to ensure that every child can live in comfort and security, with the best possible education.”