George H.W. Bush

1924 -

A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on belief, challenge, reality, and reward

My grandkids say, "Reality Bites." O.K., but it also challenges and rewards. . . . I believe our best days are yet to come.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: College of William and Mary Graduation, 1995

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on diversity, generosity, guidance, hope, saints, and unity

I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity - in important things, diversity - in all things, generosity.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: Inaugural Address, 1989

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on possessions

We are not the sum of our possessions.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: Inaugural Address, 20 Jan 1989.

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on america, apologies, and facts

I will never apologize for the United States of America - I don't care what the facts are. Said after 'Vincennes' shot down an Iranian Airliner.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: Newsweek Magazine, 15 Aug 1989.

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on country, faith, family, good, patriotism, and songs

A good country song taps into strong undercurrents of family, faith, and patriotism.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: The Book of Country Music Wisdom, ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1994.

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on democracy and freedom

You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

Source: 1991, On the failed Soviet coup attempt

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on questions

Never answer a hypothetical question. It gets you beyond where you want to be.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on america, caring, certainty, earth, facts, inspiration, justice, people, presidency, quality, and slavery

Abraham Lincoln truly inspired me. It wasn't just the freeing of the slaves, he kept the Union together. Some people even forget that today. What I think inspired me was the fact that in spite of being the President of the United States he retained a certain down-to-earth quality. He never got to be a big shot, and he cared about people.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on aggression, america, and words

This aggression will not stand. With these words, George Bush committed the United States to the liberation of the oil-rich Kingdom of Kuwait, after it had been occupied by the Republic of Iraq in August of 1990.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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A Quote by George Herbert Walker Bush on experience and life

I think the major event that shaped my life was being a Naval aviator. I got my commission and wings at 18 years old, and then I went into combat at 19. And I think, as I look back on it, that whole experience probably shaped my life more than any incident, or any event.

George H.W. Bush (1924 -)

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