Before history is written down in books, it is written in courage.

-George W Bush
George W Bush

What I am against is quotas. I am against hard quotas, quotas they basically delineate based upon whatever. However they delineate, quotas, I think vulcanize society. So I don't know how that fits into what everybody else is saying, their relative positions, but that's my position.

George W Bush
My pan plays down an unprecedented amount of our national debt.
George W Bush

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

George W Bush
Baptists have long upheld the ideal of a free church in a free state. And from the beginning, they believed that forcing a person to worship against his will violated the principles of both Christianity and civility.
George W Bush

It may be that the Iraqi government provided assistance in some form to the recent attack on the United States. But even if evidence does not link Iraq directly to the attack, any strategy aiming at the eradication of terrorism and its sponsors must include a determined effort to remove Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq. Failure to undertake such an effort will constitute an early and perhaps decisive surrender in the war on international terrorism.

George W Bush
Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.
George W Bush

Culture of life is really important for a country to have if it's going to be a hospitable society.

George W Bush
And, again, I don't know where he [Osama Bin Laden] is. I — I'll repeat what I said. I truly am not that concerned about him.
George W Bush

The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative.

George W Bush
Adoption was such a positive alternative to abortion, a way to save one life and brighten two more: those of the adoptive parents.