Barbara Bush

1925 -

A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on america, education, and learning

. . . learning never ends, and as we enter the next century, it will be more and more important for all Americans to be lifelong learners. . . . every one of us can contribute in some way to a better-educated America.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on life, money, people, skill, and time

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 (1925 -)

Source: 1995

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush

What happens in your house is more important than what happens in the White House.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: Wellesley

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on audiences, day, presidency, and wishes

And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: Commencement address to Wellesley College.

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on facts, family, friendship, people, and success

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.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on cooking, discovery, driving, and life

Describing life out of the public eye to David Letterman, December 6th, 1996 It's been different. I started driving again. I started cooking again. My driving's better than my cooking. George has discovered Sam's Club.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on celebrity, golf, husbands, and television

As if we don't have enough volence on television. After her husband accidentally hit two spectators with golf balls during a celebrity golf tournament.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: 1995

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on guidance, needs, and presidency

You may think the President is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on acting, change, children, endings, family, home, learning, libraries, opportunity, questions, reading, simplicity, time, and words

Barbara Bush's Family Reading Tips 1. Establish a routine for reading aloud. 2. Make reading together a special time. 3. Try these simple ways to enrich reading aloud with your children: --Move your finger under the words as you read. --Let your child help turn the pages. --Take turns reading words, sentences or pages. --Pause and ask open-ended questions such as, "How would you feel if you were that person?" or "What do you think might happen next?" --Look at the illustrations and talk about them. --Change your voice as you read different characters' words. Let your child make up voices. --Keep stories alive by acting them out. 4. Ask others who take care of your children to read aloud. 5. Visit the library regularly. 6. Let your children see you reading. 7. Read all kinds of things together. 8. Fill your home with opportunities for reading. 9. Keep reading aloud even after your children learn to read.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on libraries

When five former first ladies and Barbara Bush walked across the courtyard of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library . . . someone watching interrupted the hush and whispered, "There are the real heroes."

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

Source: Onlooker

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