The Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no, and they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again. And I'll say to them, read my lips, no new taxes.
George H.W. Bush (1924 -)
Source: Speech accepting nomination as presidential candidate, Republican Convention, New Orleans 8/88
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Real improvement in our schools is not simply a matter of spending more, it is a matter of expecting more.
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.
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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