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

-George W Bush
George W Bush

The enemy understands a free Iraq will be a major defeat in their ideology of hatred. That's why they're fighting so vociferously.

George W Bush
And I, unfortunately, have been to too many disasters as president.
George W Bush

”In a time of war, the president must have the power he needs to make the tough decisions, including, if need be, the decision to grant himself even more power.”

George W Bush
The notion of democracy beginning to emerge scares the ideologues, the totalitarians, those who want to impose their vision. It just frightens them.
George W Bush

I had watched Dad climb into the biggest arena and succeed. I wanted to find out if I had what it took to join him.

George W Bush
I came to this office to solve problems and not pass them on to future presidents and future generations.
George W Bush

The best way to defend America in this world we live in is to stay on the offense.

George W Bush
I want to thank you for taking time out of your day to come and witness my hanging.
George W Bush

Listen, Al Gore is a very tough opponent. He is the incumbent. He represents the incumbency. And a challenger is somebody who generally comes from the pack and wins, if you're going to win. And that's where I'm coming from.

George W Bush
As I understand what the bill says is that the federal government has the right to regulate controlled substances. And to the extent that controlled substances relieve pain, that's fine. But to the extent that controlled substances take a person's life, it's not fine and I would sign that bill.