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George W. Bush – 54 Quotes

 

54 Quotes by George W. Bush

 

Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.

– George W. Bush


Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.

– George W. Bush


I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.

– George W. Bush


You can’t put democracy and freedom back into a box.

– George W. Bush


The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.

– George W. Bush


This was not an act of terrorism, but it was an act of war.

– George W. Bush


Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.

– George W. Bush


I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.

– George W. Bush


I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.

– George W. Bush


Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.

– George W. Bush


Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.

– George W. Bush


We’ve climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it’s a valley of peace.

– George W. Bush


I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.

– George W. Bush


Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.

– George W. Bush


I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.

– George W. Bush


The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States – and war is what they got.

– 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


For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein’s regime is a better and safer place.

– George W. Bush


Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

– 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


Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history – revisionist historians is what I like to call them.

– George W. Bush


We will not waver we will not tire we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.

– George W. Bush


We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.

– 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


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


With those attacks, the terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States. And war is what they got.

– George W. Bush


Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.

– 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


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


The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.

– 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


Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.

– George W. Bush


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 men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror – and America is honored to be their friend.

– George W. Bush


The United States of America will never be intimidated by thugs and assassins. The killers will fail, and the Iraqi people will live in freedom.

– George W. Bush


The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants.

– George W. Bush


Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.

– George W. Bush


Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.

– George W. Bush


I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation’s interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation’s interest.

– George W. Bush


The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear – and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.

– 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


The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.

– George W. Bush


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


People forget… that we structured it so that the government, or the people, would be repaid with a really good rate of return. And as it turns out, that aspect of TARP, that’s what happened.

– George W. Bush


Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.

– George W. Bush


Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.

– George W. Bush


People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I’ll give you an example I don’t read what’s handed to me. People say, ‘Here, here’s your speech, or here’s an idea for a speech.’ They’re changed. Trust me.

– George W. Bush


Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.

– George W. Bush


America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.

– George W. Bush


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

– George W. Bush


America is a Nation with a mission – and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace – a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.

– George W. Bush


We will stand up for our friends in the world. And one of the most important friends is the State of Israel. My administration will be steadfast in support Israel against terrorism and violence, and in seeking the peace for which all Israelis pray.

– George W. Bush


The momentum of freedom in our world is unmistakable – and it is not carried forward by our power alone. We can trust in that greater power Who guides the unfolding of the years. And in all that is to come, we can know that His purposes are just and true.

– George W. Bush


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


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