Laura Bush Quotes (214 Quotes)

    From military forces, to law enforcement, to terrorist financing and intelligence, Poland's support and solidarity in this great struggle has been unqualified and America is deeply grateful,

    However, people still need to be aware she said, repeating advice her husband, President Bush, gave Americans last year. I do believe we're a safer nation. I really do, ... I think many Americans are vigilant, not only is our government ... but I think in general the American people are doing the same thing.

    We will stay in the fight until we have achieved . . . the victory our brave troops have fought for.

    The Mount was her refuge and her inspiration.

    This was a good opportunity for Walter to pursue other opportunities.

    Tomorrow is going to be a hard day for a lot of Americans, ... It's going to be a day of tears and a day of prayer and a day of national resolve. It also needs to be a day in which we confirm the values which make us unique and great.

    I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school.

    I urge everyone, men and women, to pay attention to the new government that's being formed. I hope that women will be part of it. I think a society can truly succeed when every member has the opportunity to participate, and I say that in the radio broadcast.

    He understands that judges are to interpret the laws, not to impose their preferences or priorities on the people,

    Through prayer, we look for ways to understand the arbitrary harm left by this storm and the mystery of undeserved suffering, ... And in our search, we are reminded that God's purposes are sometimes impossible to know here on earth. Yet ever as we are humbled by forces we cannot explain, we take comfort in the knowledge that no one is ever stranded beyond God's care.

    When we look around the world today, when we see in Afghanistan that 10 million people have registered to vote in their upcoming elections, including 40 percent of those people are women, that's just unbelievable.

    This trade bill is going to help a lot, ... It's going to help our ranchers, it's going to help our farmers. It's going to help people find jobs.

    That's going to be the hard part for everyone, and that is to sustain the amount of help that evacuees are getting to do the long, long hard work that's going to be required, ... It's particularly hard for Americans, because we're so impatient and we think that everything ought to be fixed yesterday.

    so younger workers have years to prepare and plan for their future.

    Hospitals are functioning and are well-supplied. Iraq has a new currency, the first battalion of a new army, representative local governments, and a governing council with an aggressive timetable for national sovereignty.

    I'm delighted to learn about Fawn Park and especially the memorial for those who died in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

    Make up your own mind. It's your decision, not mine.

    I think it is one of the most beautiful Christmas trees I've ever seen.

    I said 'George, if you want to end world tyranny, you have to stay up later.' Nine o'clock and Mr. Excitement here is in bed, leaving me to watch 'Desperate Housewives' with Lynne Cheney. Ladies and gentlemen, I am a desperate housewife.

    We have many difficult days ahead, especially as we recover those who did not survive the storm, ... I've instructed all agencies to honor their memory by treating the dead with the dignity and respect they deserve.

    We can overcome evil with greater good.

    The world saw this tidal wave of disaster ascend upon the Gulf Coast, ... Now they can see a tidal wave of compassion.

    Jenna's traveled with me; they've both traveled with their dad. This is the only time they've been old enough in all of their dad's campaigns to really be involved in.

    We've been living in an age of self-absorption and self-indulgence. But the amazing thing is that on one day it all stopped. We started to rethink things. We began to think not about what is wrong, but about what is right, about our towns and our states and our country,

    It's difficult. But also, I think people know that half of what's in the tabloids is not true. I hope people read that with a grain of salt.

    When young people have the opportunity to explore the arts and humanities and discover their creative side, a new world is opened to these students.

    But we talk about issues, we talk about people, we talk about personalities. George is a very good reader of people, and he's very perceptive about people, and you know, that's fine.

    Nigeria is a very important country on the continent of Africa, and because of your forthrightness and your style and your commitment, you are a very important leader on this continent,

    It will carry no more presidents, but it will carry forever the spirit of American Democracy.

    We have overcome the institutionalized bigotry that Dr. King fought, ... Now our challenge is to make sure that every child has a fair chance to succeed in life.

    I think the president is going to wait until John Roberts is confirmed before he nominates the next person, ... As a woman myself, I hope it will be a woman.

    He talks to me about the worries of terrorism, the worries right now of the violence in Beirut and Damascus and other cities, and his hope, and certainly our hope, for peace and tolerance, for each of us to treat everyone else with respect.

    We seek a viable, independent state for the Palestinian people, who have been betrayed by others for too long, ... We seek security and recognition for the state of Israel, which has lived in the shadow of random death for too long.

    Our faith is sure, our resolve is firm, and our union is strong.

    I am delighted that Cris Comerford has accepted the position of White House Executive Chef, ... Her passion for cooking can be tasted in every bite of her delicious creations.

    We must have high expectations for children who are more difficult to teach or who have fallen behind, ... Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would accept no less than an equal concern for every child in America, and neither will my administration.

    Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way.

    That victory continues to inspire liberty-loving people across the globe,

    We have much more work to do, ... But the people who have been hurt by this storm . . . need to know that the government is going to be with you for the long haul.

    Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, and our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts,

    In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do.

    Our enemies send other people's children on missions of suicide and murder. They embrace tyranny and death as a cause and a creed. We stand for a different choice, ... We choose freedom and the dignity of every life.

    These textbooks will be created in Africa so they will represent the unique experiences of African students.

    I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics.

    I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too.

    As a librarian and a lover of literature I believe it's important for Americans to visit the homes of our most loved and renowned writers.

    It's great to be back home in Midland. We so appreciate your love and support. George sends his best to everyone here. George doesn't like to think of his home as historic, but he does turn 60 in July.

    Bush delivered his address to British academics at Whitehall Palace, and praised the so-called special relationship between Washington and London. More than alliance of security and commerce, the British and American peoples have an alliance of values, ... Today, this old and tested alliance is very strong.

    A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.

    This is the week for people to hear what teachers need -- what they need, what they want from their government, what they need and want from their communities (and) parents. From everybody that should work and support teachers.

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