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George H. W. Bush Quotes

We are a nation of communities… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.
George H. W. Bush
Light, Nation, Stars

I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.
George H. W. Bush
Mother, Since, President

You cannot be President of the United States if you don’t have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff.
George H. W. Bush
Faith, War, Cannot

You have to understand that people that are hurting are going to criticize.
George H. W. Bush
Understand, Hurting, Criticize

A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn; for in man’s heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree.
George H. W. Bush
Freedom, Heart, Old

One of the good things about the way the Gulf War ended in 1991 is, you’d see the Vietnam veterans marching with the Gulf War veterans.
George H. W. Bush
Good, War, Veterans

Read my lips: no new taxes.
George H. W. Bush
Read, Taxes, Lips

We don’t want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America.
George H. W. Bush
America, Open, Closed

I will keep America moving forward, always forward, for a better America, for an endless enduring dream and a thousand Points of Light. This is my mission, and I will complete it.
George H. W. Bush
Keep, America, Forward

It’s much worse to read criticism about your son than yourself.
George H. W. Bush
Yourself, Read, Son

We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what’s right. Freedom is right.
George H. W. Bush
Freedom, Works

America is never wholly herself unless she is engaged in high moral principle. We as a people have such a purpose today. It is to make kinder the face of the nation and gentler the face of the world.
George H. W. Bush
Today, America, She

I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don’t always agree with them.
George H. W. Bush
Strong, Opinions, Agree

I’m not trying to get myself up a notch on the ladder by shoving somebody else down on the ladder, whether it’s a candidate or the president of the United States or anybody else. I just don’t believe that’s the way one oughta campaign, I’ve never done that.
George H. W. Bush
Trying, Whether, Somebody

I have a form of Parkinson’s disease, which I don’t like. My legs don’t move when my brain tells them to. It’s very frustrating.
George H. W. Bush
Brain, Move, Disease

I’m conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.
George H. W. Bush
Nut

I hope my own children never have to fight a war.
George H. W. Bush
War, Hope, Children

Our God is a forgiving God.
George H. W. Bush
God, Forgiving

Every loss of life is terrible.
George H. W. Bush
Life, Terrible, Loss

We are not the sum of our possessions.
George H. W. Bush
Sum

For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now.
George H. W. Bush
Start, Talking, Events

I stand for anti-bigotry, anti-Semitism, and anti-racism.
George H. W. Bush
Stand

I’ll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.
George H. W. Bush
Help, Election, Questions

Ageing’s alright, better than the alternative, which is not being here.
George H. W. Bush
Here, Alright, Ageing

As his vice president for eight years, I learned more from Ronald Reagan than from anyone I encountered in all my years of public life.
George H. W. Bush
Life, Learned, Public

Lincoln said you cannot be President without spending some item on your knees. I have repeated that and a bunch of Atheists got all over me. Wait a minute. Does that mean that you cannot be President if you are an Atheist? I say yea that does mean that.
George H. W. Bush
Cannot, Mean, Said

But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You’re looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
George H. W. Bush
History, Tell, Looking

It’s no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another.
George H. W. Bush
Another

History will point out some of the things I did wrong and some of the things I did right.
George H. W. Bush
History, Wrong, Point

What’s wrong with being a boring kind of guy?
George H. W. Bush
Wrong, Guy, Boring

I don’t write letters anymore.
George H. W. Bush
Anymore, Letters

I have been very happy in the House of Representatives.
George H. W. Bush
Happy, House

No, I’m not anguished and tormented.
George H. W. Bush
Tormented, Anguished

I think in defeat you grope for things that are happy, and it’s hard.
George H. W. Bush
Happy, Defeat

The U.S.S. George H. W. Bush is a great thing in my life. It’s amazing. A great honor.
George H. W. Bush
Life, Great, Amazing

We can realise a lasting peace and transform the East-West relationship to one of enduring co-operation.
George H. W. Bush
Peace, Lasting, Transform

The day will come – and it is not far off – when the legacy of Lincoln will finally be fulfilled at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when a black man or woman will sit in the Oval Office. When that day comes, the most remarkable thing about it will be how naturally it occurs.
George H. W. Bush
Woman, Far, Black

Losing is tough.
George H. W. Bush
Tough, Losing

It’s a very good question, very direct, and I’m not going to answer it.
George H. W. Bush
Good, Question, Answer

Many schools include a service project as part of their curriculum, and many corporations have in-house projects for their employees or give them time off to do volunteer work.
George H. W. Bush
Time, Work, Service

I’m going to be so much better a president for having been at the CIA that you’re not going to believe it.
George H. W. Bush
President, Having, Cia

I think the 24-hour news cycle has helped exaggerate the differences between the parties. You can always find someone on TV somewhere carping about something. That didn’t happen 20 years ago.
George H. W. Bush
Between, Happen, Tv

I think I’d be a better president because I was in combat.
George H. W. Bush
President, Combat

I was offered a job on Wall Street by my uncle. But I wanted to get out. Make-it-on-my-own kinda thing.
George H. W. Bush
Job, Street, Wall

Old guys can still do fun things.
George H. W. Bush
Fun, Old, Guys

I am not one who – who flamboyantly believes in throwing a lot of words around.
George H. W. Bush
Words, Believes, Throwing

I can tell you this: If I’m ever in a position to call the shots, I’m not going to rush to send somebody else’s kids into a war.
George H. W. Bush
War, Tell, Kids

Well, I think everybody is frustrated by the finances of the U.N. and the inability to solve problems of war and peace.
George H. W. Bush
Peace, War, Everybody

Debates, I hate.
George H. W. Bush
Hate, Debates

I can’t ever remember sitting around and saying, ‘gosh let’s hurry up and get these debates going, that’ll win it for me.’ Nope.
George H. W. Bush
Remember, Saying, Win

I have survivor’s curiosity, I guess.
George H. W. Bush
Guess, Curiosity, Survivor

I like a colorful sock. I’m a sock man.
George H. W. Bush
Colorful, Sock

I’m a conservative, but I’m not a nut about it.
George H. W. Bush
Nut

Never ask anyone over 70 how they feel. They’ll tell you.
George H. W. Bush
Tell, Anyone, Ask

Poland should be strong and prosperous and independent and play its proper role as a great nation in the heart of Europe.
George H. W. Bush
Great, Heart, Strong

The glory of being a carrier pilot has certainly worn off.
George H. W. Bush
Glory, Certainly, Pilot

You know I vowed when I became President not to talk about the loneliest toughest job in the world and I didn’t.
George H. W. Bush
Job, Talk, President

Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower.
George H. W. Bush
Value, Lesson, Gulf

I know my serve stinks, but I was a pretty good tennis player.
George H. W. Bush
Good, Pretty, Player

Please don’t ask me to do that which I’ve just said I’m not going to do, because you’re burning up time. The meter is running through the sand on you, and I am now filibustering.
George H. W. Bush
Time, Said, Ask

I think when you see an aircraft fire, these angry, black puffs of smoke, knowing that one of them could kill you that you – you – you understand the seriousness of the mission. And you understand your own mortality.
George H. W. Bush
Understand, Black, Angry

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