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We are a nation of communities... a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky. ---->>>

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.

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.

Read my lips: no new taxes. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I stand for anti-bigotry, anti-Semitism, and anti-racism. ---->>>

Never ask anyone over 70 how they feel. They'll tell you. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

We don't want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America. ---->>>

Old guys can still do fun things. ---->>>

Poland should be strong and prosperous and independent and play its proper role as a great nation in the heart of Europe. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what's right. Freedom is right. ---->>>

I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

You have to understand that people that are hurting are going to criticize. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I like a colorful sock. I'm a sock man. ---->>>

We are not the sum of our possessions. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

What's wrong with being a boring kind of guy? ---->>>

It's much worse to read criticism about your son than yourself. ---->>>

I hope my own children never have to fight a war. ---->>>

I'm going to be so much better a president for having been at the CIA that you're not going to believe it. ---->>>

I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most. ---->>>

Ageing's alright, better than the alternative, which is not being here. ---->>>

I think I'd be a better president because I was in combat. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I'm a conservative, but I'm not a nut about it. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

We can realise a lasting peace and transform the East-West relationship to one of enduring co-operation. ---->>>

Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower. ---->>>

Losing is tough. ---->>>

The U.S.S. George H. W. Bush is a great thing in my life. It's amazing. A great honor.

The U.S.S. George H. W. Bush is a great thing in my life. It's amazing. A great honor.

Well, I think everybody is frustrated by the finances of the U.N. and the inability to solve problems of war and peace. ---->>>

You know I vowed when I became President not to talk about the loneliest toughest job in the world and I didn't. ---->>>

For 18 years I have resisted talking about current events. I am not going to start now. ---->>>

I know my serve stinks, but I was a pretty good tennis player. ---->>>

It's a very good question, very direct, and I'm not going to answer it. ---->>>

The glory of being a carrier pilot has certainly worn off. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I'm conservative, but I'm not a nut about it. ---->>>

It's no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another. ---->>>

Our God is a forgiving God. ---->>>

Every loss of life is terrible. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I was offered a job on Wall Street by my uncle. But I wanted to get out. Make-it-on-my-own kinda thing. ---->>>

No, I'm not anguished and tormented. ---->>>

History will point out some of the things I did wrong and some of the things I did right. ---->>>

I am not one who - who flamboyantly believes in throwing a lot of words around. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I have survivor's curiosity, I guess. ---->>>

I don't write letters anymore. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I think in defeat you grope for things that are happy, and it's hard. ---->>>

I have been very happy in the House of Representatives. ---->>>

Debates, I hate. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-12, 1924
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Occupation: President

George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who was the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. A member of the Republican Party, he was previously a congressman, ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence (wikipedia)