Barbara Bush Quotes

Top 77 wise famous quotes and sayings by Barbara Bush

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Barbara Bush quotes: You get nothing done if you don't listen to each other. You get nothing done if you don't listen to each other.
Barbara Bush quotes: Whatever the era ... one thing will never change: Fathers and mothers, if you have children, they must come first. Whatever the era ... one thing will never change: Fathers and mothers, if you have children, they must come first.
Barbara Bush quotes: Suddenly women's lib had made me feel my life had been wasted. Suddenly women's lib had made me feel my life had been wasted.
Barbara Bush quotes: Nancy Reagan was a perfectionist, and I am not. Nancy Reagan was a perfectionist, and I am not.
Barbara Bush quotes: To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm a little old-fashioned. I'm a little old-fashioned.
Barbara Bush quotes: I love talking to people, but what I really love is to feel you're doing something instead of sitting home and twiddling your thumbs. I love talking to people, but what I really love is to feel you're doing something instead of sitting home and twiddling your thumbs.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm taking a vow not to advise. I'm taking a vow not to advise.
Barbara Bush quotes: I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time. I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
Barbara Bush quotes: Future of his nation does not depend on what happens at the White House, but what happens at your house Future of his nation does not depend on what happens at the White House, but what happens at your house
Barbara Bush quotes: Raising George Walker was not easy. Raising George Walker was not easy.
Barbara Bush quotes: Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people. Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people.
Barbara Bush quotes: You know sit with your arm around a little kid and read. It not only teaches them to read but it keeps the family strong. You know sit with your arm around a little kid and read. It not only teaches them to read but it keeps the family strong.
Barbara Bush quotes: Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is. Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.
Barbara Bush quotes: You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities. You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
Barbara Bush quotes: It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on. It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on.
Barbara Bush quotes: Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood ... but everyone has something to give. Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood ... but everyone has something to give.
Barbara Bush quotes: You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities. You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
Barbara Bush quotes: You can't tell a 6-year-old your sister is going to die. You can't tell a 6-year-old your sister is going to die.
Barbara Bush quotes: Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It's supposed to be fun. Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It's supposed to be fun.
Barbara Bush quotes: I have a pig valve. I have a pig valve.
Barbara Bush quotes: Nobody likes a child to die or losing an election. Nobody likes a child to die or losing an election.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm not being outspoken or pro or con abortion. I'm not being outspoken or pro or con abortion.
Barbara Bush quotes: I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up. I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up.
Barbara Bush quotes: Raising five boys is a handful, trust me. Raising five boys is a handful, trust me.
Barbara Bush quotes: Believe in something larger than yourself ... get involved in the big ideas of your time. Believe in something larger than yourself ... get involved in the big ideas of your time.
Barbara Bush quotes: You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord. You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
Barbara Bush quotes: If more people could read, write, and comprehend, we could be much closer to solving so many of the other problems our country faces today. If more people could read, write, and comprehend, we could be much closer to solving so many of the other problems our country faces today.
Barbara Bush quotes: Value your friendship. Value your relationships. Value your friendship. Value your relationships.
Barbara Bush quotes: War is not nice. War is not nice.
Barbara Bush quotes: George is the best little dishwasher in Texas. George is the best little dishwasher in Texas.
Barbara Bush quotes: I think the country has had enough Bushes. I think the country has had enough Bushes.
Barbara Bush quotes: One thing I can say about George ... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring. One thing I can say about George ... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting. I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting.
Barbara Bush quotes: My health is very good. My health is very good.
Barbara Bush quotes: Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others. Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
Barbara Bush quotes: My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George? My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George?
Barbara Bush quotes: Your success as a family ... our success as a nation ... depends not on what happens inside the White House, but on what happens inside your house. Your success as a family ... our success as a nation ... depends not on what happens inside the White House, but on what happens inside your house.
Barbara Bush quotes: I mean Afghanistan is a very rugged, complicated country. I mean Afghanistan is a very rugged, complicated country.
Barbara Bush quotes: The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream. The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
Barbara Bush quotes: I want to still be able to garden while I can bend over. I want to still be able to garden while I can bend over.
Barbara Bush quotes: I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life. I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
Barbara Bush quotes: The First Lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does. The First Lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does.
Barbara Bush quotes: I mean you can learn how to build a bullet or build a gun or build a bomb on the Internet. I mean you can learn how to build a bullet or build a gun or build a bomb on the Internet.
Barbara Bush quotes: The Titanic was built by professionals. The Ark was built by volunteers. The Titanic was built by professionals. The Ark was built by volunteers.
Barbara Bush quotes: Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things. Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things.
Barbara Bush quotes: I don't like attacking. I don't like attacking.
Barbara Bush quotes: You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way. You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way.
Barbara Bush quotes: The home is the child's first school, the parent is the child's first teacher, and reading is the child's first subject. The home is the child's first school, the parent is the child's first teacher, and reading is the child's first subject.
Barbara Bush quotes: I do have the most marvelous husband, children, and grandchildren. I do have the most marvelous husband, children, and grandchildren.
Barbara Bush quotes: I don't think that's healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else's. I don't think that's healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else's.
Barbara Bush quotes: People who worry about their hair all the time, frankly, are boring. People who worry about their hair all the time, frankly, are boring.
Barbara Bush quotes: And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this - this (chuckles slightly) is working very well for them. And so many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this - this (chuckles slightly) is working very well for them.
Barbara Bush quotes: Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships. Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm tired now of the elections. I'm tired now of the elections.
Barbara Bush quotes: I really feel very strongly that the person who runs for office is the courageous one, and the one who everybody has to know. I really feel very strongly that the person who runs for office is the courageous one, and the one who everybody has to know.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm not a one-issue person. I'm not a one-issue person.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm not going to jump out of airplanes or anything like someone else I know. I'm not going to jump out of airplanes or anything like someone else I know.
Barbara Bush quotes: You try to do something every single day that will help an American or maybe someone overseas. You try to do something every single day that will help an American or maybe someone overseas.
Barbara Bush quotes: My worst expectations never happened. My worst expectations never happened.
Barbara Bush quotes: I really loved living in the White House, but I don't miss it at all. I really loved living in the White House, but I don't miss it at all.
Barbara Bush quotes: It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean. It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean.
Barbara Bush quotes: I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong. I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong.
Barbara Bush quotes: Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that. Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
Barbara Bush quotes: I hate the fact that people think 'compromise' is a dirty word. I hate the fact that people think 'compromise' is a dirty word.
Barbara Bush quotes: I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice. I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice.
Barbara Bush quotes: Let's judge a man on what he's done. Let's judge a man on what he's done.