65 George W. Bush Quotes from 43rd President of the United States

George W. Bush the 43rd President of the U.S. served from 2001 to 2009 and was the 46th Governor of Texas before that.

Born on July 6, 1946 in Connecticut he grew up in Texas graduated from Yale University in 1968 and served as a fighter pilot before earning an MBA from Harvard in 1975.

Bush worked in the energy business and helped purchase the Texas Rangers baseball franchise in 1989.

George W. Bush Quotes

During his presidency he signed tax relief education reforms improved healthcare and increased military benefits.

After the 9/11 attacks he took steps to protect the U.S. and fight terrorism.
Bush is married to Laura and has twin daughters Barbara and Jenna plus two dogs and a cat.

I have listed the top quotes by George Bush below.

Best George W. Bush Quotes


It’s clearly a budget. It’s got lots of numbers in it. ~ George W. Bush.


Hindsight alone is not wisdom. And second-guessing is not a strategy. ~ George W. Bush.


Evil knows no holiday. ~ George W. Bush.


The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country. ~ George W. Bush.


Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories. ~ George W. Bush.


Our aim is a democratic peace. ~ George W. Bush.

Civility is not a tactic or a sentiment. It is the determined choice of trust over cynicism, of community over chaos. ~ George W. Bush.

They misunderestimated me. ~ George Bush.


We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur. ~ George Bush.

What our enemies have begun, we will finish. ~ George W. Bush.

I reads every chance I can gets. ~ George W. Bush.

Famous George W. Bush Quotes

I couldn’t imagine somebody like Osama bin Laden understanding the joy of Chanukah. ~ George W. Bush.


My job is a decision-making job, and as a result, I make a lot of decisions. ~ George W. Bush.

In the end, leaders are defined by the convictions they hold. ~ George Bush.

Well, I mean that a defeat in Iraq will embolden the enemy and will provide the enemy – more opportunity to train, plan, to attack us. That’s what I mean. There – it’s – you know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror. ~ George Bush.

We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail. ~ George W. Bush.

See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda. ~ George Bush.

It has come to my attention, that air pollution is polluting the air! ~ George W. Bush.

Ι have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don’t always agree with them. ~ George Bush.


Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called “walking”. ~ George Bush.

Top George W. Bush Quotes

Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream. ~ George W. Bush.

Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB-GYNs aren’t able to practice their love with women all across this country. ~ George Bush.

You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test. ~ George Bush.

To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States. ~ George W. Bush.

Yesterday, you made note of my – the lack of my talent when it came to dancing. But nevertheless, I want you to know I danced with joy. And no question Liberia has gone through very difficult times.


When I was young and irresponsible, I was young and irresponsible. ~ George W. Bush.

I’m going to put people in my place, so when the history of this administration is written at least there’s an authoritarian voice saying exactly what happened. ~ George Bush.

My administration has a job to do and we’re going to do it. We will rid the world of the evil-doers. ~ George W. Bush.

The important question is, “how many hands have I shaked”? ~ George Bush.

Popular George W. Bush Quotes

I believe that freedom is the deepest need of every human soul. ~ George W. Bush.


I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace. ~ George Bush.

There’s an old saying in Tennessee – I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee – that says, ‘Fool me once, shame on…shame on you. Fool me – you can’t get fooled again. ~ George Bush.

One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures. ~ George W. Bush.

I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon. ~ George W. Bush.

Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning? ~ George Bush.


It’s time to restore honor and dignity to the White House. ~ George W. Bush.

As yesterday’s positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured. ~ George W. Bush.

I think war is a dangerous place. ~ George W. Bush.

My answer is bring ’em on. ~ George W. Bush.

The thing that’s wrong with the French is that they don’t have a word for entrepreneur. ~ George W. Bush.

Our enemies have made the mistake that America’s enemies always make. They saw liberty and thought they saw weakness. And now, they see defeat. ~ George W. Bush.

Great George W. Bush Quotes

It will take time to restore chaos. ~ George W. Bush.

The bond between mothers and their children is one defined by love. As a mother’s prayers for her children are unending, so are the wisdom, grace, and strength they provide to their children. ~ George W. Bush.

You work three jobs? … Uniquely American, isn’t it? I mean, that is fantastic that you’re doing that. ~ George Bush.

There ought to be limits to freedom. We’re aware of the site, and this guy is just a garbage man. ~ George W. Bush.

History is moving, and it will tend toward hope, or tend toward tragedy. ~ George W. Bush.

I’ll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office. ~ George Bush.


If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure. ~ George Bush.

I’m the commander, see. I don’t need to explain – I do not need to explain why I say things. That’s the interesting thing about being the President. Maybe somebody needs to explain to me why they say something, but I don’t feel like I owe anybody an explanation. ~ George Bush.

I have spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good. ~ George W. Bush.

I don’t particularly like it when people put words in my mouth, either, by the way, unless I say it. ~ George W. Bush.

Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we. ~ George Bush.

Powerful George W. Bush Quotes

See, free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don’t attack each other. Free nations don’t develop weapons of mass destruction. ~ George Bush.

It’s your money. You paid for it. ~ George W. Bush.

You bet I cut the taxes at the top. That encourages entrepreneurship. What we Republicans should stand for is growth in the economy. We ought to make the pie higher. ~ George Bush.

I’m telling you there’s an enemy that would like to attack America, Americans, again. There just is. That’s the reality of the world. And I wish him all the very best. ~ George Bush.

This business about graceful exit just simply has no realism to it at all. ~ George W. Bush.

I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully. ~ George Bush.

I’m the decider, and I decide what is best. ~ George W. Bush.

This is still a dangerous world. It’s a world of madmen and uncertainty and potential mental losses. ~ George Bush.

I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family. ~ George W. Bush.

If this were a dictatorship it would be a heck of a lot easier… as long as I’m the dictator. Hehehe. ~ George W. Bush.

So these were the 65 top George W. Bush quotes and sayings on education and freedom.

If you like these quotes and sayings, then you can also read my other posts on George Patton quotes and George Mason quotes.

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