Barbara Bush Quotes

36 Barbara Bush quotes:

"When you come to a roadblock, take a detour."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Adversity 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."
"I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up."
"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life."
"To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there."
"I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: American Firstlady Quotes Moms Quotes
"Today, America is confronting another disaster that has caused destruction and loss of life, ... This time the devastation resulted not from the malice of evil men, but from the fury of water and wind."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The president remains in excellent health and fit for duty,"
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"I know we did the right thing for security and for the country, ... I am convinced that out of the recent investigations will come a better system."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"Cancer is a disease that touches many lives, and the proceeds from the luncheon will provide an excellent service towards increasing breast cancer prevention, ... I am pleased to be a part of the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center Luncheon, and I am looking forward to my trip to Memphis."
Author: Bush Quotes Category: Cancer Quotes
"I was so sad to read recently that 32 percent of fourth- graders say they never read a book for pleasure,"
"At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent."
"One thing I can say about George... he may not be able to keep a job, but he's not boring."
"And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!"
"Believe in something larger than yourself... Get involved in the big ideas of your time."
"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."
"Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way."
"It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean."
"Believe in something larger than yourself."

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