Barbara Bush

1925 -

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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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on belief, ideas, and time

Believe in something larger than yourself. . . . Get involved in the big ideas of your time.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on parenthood, people, and women

Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, you are going to do that.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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A Quote by Barbara Pierce Bush on justice, luck, and opportunity

You don't just luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.

Barbara Bush (1925 -)

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