(Like Father, Like Son?)
George Herbert Walker Bush,
41st President of
the United States of America
"It's no exaggeration to say the undecideds
"This is not a tax break for the rich,
"High tech is potent, precise, and in the end, unbeatable. The truth is, it reminds a lot of people the way I pitch horseshoes. Would you believe some of the people? Would you believe our dog? Look, I want to give the high-five symbol to high tech."
"Please just don't look at the part of the glass, the part that is only less than half full."
"I will never apologize for the United States, ever. I don't care what the facts are."
"I know what I've told you I'm going to say, I'm going to say. And what else I say, well, I'll take some time to figure that all out."
"I'm not the most articulate emotionalist."
"We Bushes cry easily."
"I'm just not an emotional kind of guy."
"You cannot be president of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in time of trial and the Civil War and all that stuff. You can't be. So don't feel sorry fordon't cry for me, Argentina."
"I say the same thing I say to a person whose family was maimed by a pistol or an explosive charge or whatever else it might bea firethis is bad."
"Boy, they were big on crematoriums,
"I've told you I don't live and die by the polls.
"All I was doing was appealing for an endorsement, not suggesting that you endorse it."
"Somebody asked me, what's it take to win? I said to them, I can't remember, what does it take to win the Superbowl? Or maybe Steinbrenner, my friend George, will tell us what it takes for the Yanks to winone run. But I went over to the Strawberry Festival this morning, and ate a piece of shortcake over thereable to enjoy it right away, and once I completed it, it didn't have to be approved by CongressI just went ahead and ate it. "
"I've got to run now and relax. The doctor told me to relax. The doctor told me to relax. The doctor told me. He was the one. He said, 'Relax.'"
"Fluency in English is not something that I'm often not accused of."
"Get this passed.
George Walker Bush,
43rd President of
the United States of America
"It's clearly a budget.
"I understand small business growth.
"I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family."
"I have a different vision of leadership.
"Rarely is the question asked:
"Famillies is where our nation finds hope,
"When I'm talking aboutwhen I'm talking about myself, and when he's talking about myself, all of us are talking about me."
"Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods."
"It is clear that our nation is reliant
"I will have a foreign-handed
"I know the human being
"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program."
"It's one thing about insurance,
"I think if you know what you believe, it makes it a lot easier to answer questions.
"One of the common denominators I have found is that expectations rise above that which is expected."
"Reading is the basics for all learning."
"I don't read what's handed to me."
"One of the great things about books
"Laura and I really don't realize
"There's a huge trust. I see it all the time when people come up to me and say,
"They misunderestimated me."
"The great thing about America is
"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator."
"I didn't -- I swear I didn't -- get into politics to feather my nest or feather my friends' nests."
"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."
"A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it."
"You said we're headed to war in Iraq. I don't know why you say that. I'm the person who gets to decide, not you."