I fully understand it's important to maintain the separation of church and state. We don't want the state to become the church, nor do we want the church to become the state.

-George W Bush
George W Bush

Some of the comments that have been uttered about Islam do not reflect the sentiments of my government or the sentiments of most Americans. Islam, as practiced by the vast majority of people, is a peaceful religion, a religion that respects others. Ours is a country based upon tolerance and we welcome people of all faiths in America.

George W Bush
The fundamental question is: 'Will I be a successful president when it comes to foreign policy?' I will be, but until I'm the president, it's going to be hard for me to verify that I think I'll be more effective.
George W Bush

There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead.

George W Bush
I think our seniors deserve a modern medical system.
George W Bush

This is a decent and honorable country - and resilient, too. We've been through a lot together. We've met challenges and faced dangers, and we know that more lie ahead. Yet we can go forward with confidence - because the State of our Union is strong, our cause in the world is right, and tonight that cause goes on. God bless.

George W Bush
I believe that life is valuable, even when it is unwanted, even when it is physically imperfect. I believe our society has a responsibility to defend the vulnerable and the weak. And I believe our nation should set a goal that unborn children should be welcomed in life and protected in law.
George W Bush

Well, it's an unimaginable honor to be the president during the Fourth of July of this country. It means what these words say, for starters. The great inalienable rights of our country. We're blessed with such values in America. And I - it's - I'm a proud man to be the nation based upon such wonderful values.

George W Bush
They call our language the mother tongue because the father seldom gets to speak.
George W Bush

Too many of our children cannot read. Reading is the building block, and it must be the foundation for education reform.

George W Bush
I would still invade Iraq even if Iraq never existed