George W Bush Quotes

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He was also the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in the oil industry. Bush married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. Bush was elected president in 2000 after a close and controversial win over Democratic rival Al Gore, becoming the fourth president to be elected while receiving fewer popular votes than his opponent.

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George W Bush


“the hardship and oppression of others.”

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“The Senate has confirmed a man with an astute mind and kind heart, ... All Americans can be confident that the 17th Chief Justice of the United States will be prudent in exercising judicial power, firm in defending judicial independence and above all a faithful guardian of the Constitution.”

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“As a mark of respect for the memory of Rosa Parks, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, that on the day of her interment, the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff,”

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“We can expect they'll do everything in their power to try to stop the march of freedom.”

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“Leaders who are concerned about the harmful effects of high tariffs and farm subsidies must move the Doha Round forward,”

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“Our border patrol and immigration agents are doing a fine job, but we still have a problem, ... Too many illegal immigrants are coming in, and we're capturing many more non-Mexican illegal immigrants than we can send home.”

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“Even the most destructive storm cannot weaken the heart and soul of our nation, ... America will overcome this ordeal, and we will be stronger for it.”

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“My impression of New Orleans is this: That there is a recovery on the way,”

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“Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for New Orleans and Galveston. I urge the citizens to listen carefully to the instructions provided by state and the local authorities. And follow them,”

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“For NASA, space is still a priority.”

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“As these milestones approach, we can expect there to be increasing violence from the terrorists, ... They can't stand elections. The thought of people voting is anathema to them.”

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“These people are coming from Syria into Iraq and killing a lot of innocent people,”

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“Their position is wrong.”

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“By working for free, and I repeat, fair trade across this hemisphere, we will bring all our people into the expanding circle of development -- we'll make it easier for those of us who live in this hemisphere to compete with countries like China and India -- but most importantly, trade means jobs for people”

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“We must work together in the Doha (WTO) negotiations to eliminate agricultural subsidies that distort trade and stunt development, and to eliminate tariffs and other barriers to open markets for farmers around the world,”

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