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George W. Bush Quotes

Motivational George W. Bush Quotes and Sayings

George W. Bush Quotes:- George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He had previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

Bush was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and grew up in Texas. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry. Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. House of Representatives shortly thereafter.

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Nationally, Bush was one of the most popular and unpopular U.S. presidents in history, having received the highest recorded presidential approval ratings in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, as well as one of the lowest approval ratings during the 2008 financial crisis.


Motivational George W. Bush Quotes


“A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there’s no question about it.”-“-George W. Bush

“After the chaos and carnage of September 11th, it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers.”-George W. Bush


“America is the land of the second chance – and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Smoking


“America must not ignore the threat gathering against us. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud.”-George W. Bush


“America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.”-George W. Bush

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“Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.”-George W. Bush


“And the cornerstone of my economic policies, when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Interesting


“And what’s interesting, and I don’t think a lot of Americans understand this fact, is that one, most new jobs are created by small businesses; two, most small businesses pay tax at the individual income tax, or many small businesses pay tax there.”-George W. Bush


“Any government that supports, protects or harbors terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.”-George W. Bush


“Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.”-George W. Bush


“Every nation in every region now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.”-George W. Bush


“Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Faith


“Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.”-George W. Bush


“For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein’s regime is a better and safer place.”-George W. Bush

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“For diplomacy to be effective, words must be credible – and no one can now doubt the word of America.”-George W. Bush


“Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Predecessors


“I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself but for predecessors as well.”-George W. Bush


“I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.”-George W. Bush


“I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Believe


“I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.”-George W. Bush

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“I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Free Market


“I had to abandon free-market principles in order to save the free-market system.”-George W. Bush


“I have a different vision of leadership. A leader is someone who brings people together.”-George W. Bush


“I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn’t think I could read, much less write.”-George W. Bush


“I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Money


“I know it’s going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we’re in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.”-George W. Bush


“I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.”-George W. Bush


“I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.”-George W. Bush


“I think you can judge from somebody’s actions a kind of stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there’s certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Change


“I told you I’m not going to criticize my successor. I’ll just tell you that there are people at Gitmo that will kill American people at a drop of a hat and I don’t believe that persuasion isn’t going to work. Therapy isn’t going to cause terrorists to change their mind.”-George W. Bush


“I understand everybody in this country doesn’t agree with the decisions I’ve made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand.”-George W. Bush


“I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to come and witness my hanging.”-George W. Bush

“I will never relent in defending America – whatever it takes.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Priorities


“I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.”-George W. Bush


“If you’re sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and principles, come and join this campaign.”-George W. Bush


“I’m hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.”-George W. Bush


“Iraq is no diversion. It is a place where civilization is taking a decisive stand against chaos and terror, we must not waver.”-George W. Bush


“It is clear our nation is reliant upon big foreign oil. More and more of our imports come from overseas.”-George W. Bush


“It’s clearly a budget. It’s got a lot of numbers in it.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Elbow


“It’s going to be the year of the sharp elbow and the quick tongue.”-George W. Bush


“Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.”-George W. Bush


“Look, when you’re the president, there’s all kinds of things said about us. I mean, it’s just the nature of the job.”-George W. Bush


“Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods.”-George W. Bush


“No one was more shocked or angry than I was when we didn’t find the weapons. I had a sickening feeling every time I thought about it. I still do.”-George W. Bush


“Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history – revisionist historians is what I like to call them.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Suffering


“On September 11, 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.”-George W. Bush


“One of my proudest moments is I didn’t sell my soul for the sake of popularity.”-George W. Bush


“Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.”-George W. Bush


“Our nation must come together to unite.”-George W. Bush


“Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.”-George W. Bush


“Saddam Hussein is a homicidal dictator who is addicted to weapons of mass destruction.”-George W. Bush


“Senator Kerry has been in Washington long enough to take both sides on just about every issue.”-George W. Bush


“Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called ‘walking.'”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Practice


“States should have the right to enact laws… particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.”-George W. Bush


“Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.”-George W. Bush


“The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Financial


“The financial crisis should not become an excuse to raise taxes, which would only undermine the economic growth required to regain our strength.”-George W. Bush


“The legislature’s job is to write a law. It’s the executive branch’s job to interpret a law.”-George W. Bush


“The once all-powerful ruler of Iraq was found in a hole, and now sits in a prison cell.”-George W. Bush


“The resolve of our great nation is being tested. But make no mistake, we will show the world that we will pass the test.”-George W. Bush


“The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States – and war is what they got.”-George W. Bush


“The true history of my administration will be written 50 years from now, and you and I will not be around to see it.”-George W. Bush


“The tyrant has fallen, and Iraq is free.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Shadow


“The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.”-George W. Bush


“The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative.”-George W. Bush


“The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.”-George W. Bush


“There’s no bigger task than protecting the homeland of our country.”-George W. Bush


“This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.”-George W. Bush


“This way of life is worth defending.”-George W. Bush


“This young century will be liberty’s century.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Nation


“We cannot let terrorists hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile.”-George W. Bush


“We don’t believe in planners and deciders making the decisions on behalf of Americans.”-George W. Bush


“We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.”-George W. Bush


“We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbor them.”-George W. Bush


George W. Bush Quotes On Mountain


“We’ve climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it’s a valley of peace.”-George W. Bush


“When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart.”-George W. Bush


“With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got.”-George W. Bush


“You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.”-George W. Bush


“You can’t put democracy and freedom back into a box.”-George W. Bush


“You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.”-George W. Bush