50+ Best George W. Bush Quotes: Exclusive Selection

George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Profoundly inspirational George W. Bush quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous George W. Bush Quotes

The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country.

See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.

I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.

There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again.

Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East… The biblical prophecies are being fulfilled… This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use this conflict to erase his people’s enemies before a New Age begins.

Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.

George W. Bush quotes

Just remember it’s the birds that’s supposed to suffer, not the hunter.

Reading history while you make history can teach you a lot.

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream.

Fool me once, shame on – shame on you. Fool me – you can’t get fooled again.

It has come to my attention, that air pollution is polluting the air!

But I’m mindful in a free society that people can worship if they want to or not. You’re equally an American if you choose to worship an Almighty and if you choose not to. If you’re a Christian, Jew, or Muslim you’re equally an American. That’s the great thing about America is the right to worship the way you see fit. Prayer and religion sustain me. I receive calmness in the storms of the presidency. I love the fact that people pray for me and my family all around the country. Somebody asked me one time, how do you know? I said I just feel it.

Whether we bring our enemies to justice or bring justice to our enemies, justice will be done.

Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?

The thing that’s wrong with the French is that they don’t have a word for entrepreneur

America is a Nation with a mission – and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace – a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.

Inspirational George W. Bush Quotes

There seems to be a lot of name-calling going on, but I want to remind you what our good dad told me one time. Labels are for soup cans.

Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam. They’ve hijacked a great religion.

When you turn your heart and your life over to Christ, when you accept Christ as the savior, it changes your heart.

When I take action, I’m not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It’s going to be decisive.

One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures.

All Americans must recognize that the face of terror is not the true faith – face of Islam. Islam is a faith that brings comfort to a billion people around the world. It’s a faith that has made brothers and sisters of every race. It’s a faith-based upon love, not hate.

To those of you who received honors, awards, and distinctions, I say, well done. And to the C students, I say, you too can be president of the United States.

I have written a book. This will come as quite a shock to some. They didn’t think I could read, much less write.

I think that there are certain principles that should guide decision-making for a president. One such principle was that we’re all God’s children, and every life is precious. To me, that’s a moral statement.

We will not waver, we will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail.

Even grief recedes with time and grace. But our resolve must not pass. Each of us will remember what happened that day, and to whom it happened. We’ll remember the moment the news came — where we were and what we were doing. Some will remember an image of a fire or a story of rescue. Some will carry memories of a face and a voice gone forever.

America rejects bigotry. We reject every act of hatred against people of Arab background or Muslim faith America values and welcomes peaceful people of all faiths – Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, and many others. Every faith is practiced and protected here because we are one country. Every immigrant can be fully and equally American because we’re one country. Race and color should not divide us, because America is one country.

I am sustained by the prayers of the people in this country. I guess an appropriate way to say this, it’s one of the beautiful things about America and Americans from all walks of life is that they’re willing to pray for the President and his family. And that’s powerful. It’s hard for me to describe to you what that means. It’s-let me just say this: It’s a leap of faith to understand.

Our enemies have made the mistake that America’s enemies always make. They saw liberty and thought they saw weakness. And now, they see defeat.

Sometimes, words have consequences you don’t intend them to mean.

People have access to health care in America. After all, you just go to an emergency room.

In the end, leaders are defined by the convictions they hold.

I don’t want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief playing golf.

People love America. Sometimes they don’t like the decisions made by America, but I don’t think you want a president who tries to become popular and does the wrong thing.

More and more of our imports are coming from overseas

This foreign policy stuff is a little frustrating.

I know the human being and fish can co-exist peacefully.

Freedom is not our gift to the world it is God’s gift to humanity.

Terrorist attacks can shake the foundations of our biggest buildings, but they cannot touch the foundation of America. These acts shatter steel, but they cannot dent the steel of American resolve.

No one was more shocked or angry than I was when we didn’t find the weapons. I had a sickening feeling every time I thought about it. I still do.

One of the worst days in America’s history saw some of the bravest acts in Americans’ history. We’ll always honor the heroes of 9/11. And here at this hallowed place, we pledge that we will never forget their sacrifice.

One of my proudest moments is I didn’t sell my soul for the sake of popularity.

I [have big plans]. Promoting freedom around the world, particularly with women in the Middle East. Working on global disease. Working on accountability in public schools. And advocating for a free marketplace and an economic environment in which businesses can innovate and create jobs.

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