Real improvement in our schools is not simply a matter of spending more, it is a matter of expecting more.
George H.W. Bush (1924 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have opinions of my own - strong opinions - but I don't always agree with them.
Study hard, and you might grow up to be President. But let's face it: Even then, you'll never make as much money as your dog.
Source: Speech, 1992, to graduates after learning Millie, his dog, made $889,176 in book royalties.
And so, as they climb the ladder of achievement, I'd simply say, remember what Barbara Bush told those girls at Wellesley: "What happens in your house is more important than what happens in the White House."
American business can out-think, out-work, out-perform any nation in the world. But we can't beat the competition if we don't get in the ball game.
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