I've got a job to do, and I'm going to be judged upon whether or not the world is more peaceful and whether or not America is more prosperous and more compassionate.
The stakes are geopolitical in nature and I believe that democracies are - people want to live in free societies, democracies are the best way to do that, and that if people see democracies in the neighborhood, they'll demand the same thing.
I'm not the expert on how the Iraqi people think, because I live in America, where it's nice and safe and secure.
Ours is a nation that does not seek revenge.
Because the union of a man and woman deserves an honored place in our society, I support the protection of marriage against activist judges. And I will continue to appoint federal judges who know the difference between personal opinion and the strict interpretation of the law.
We are a people united by our love for freedom, even when we differ in our personal beliefs. In America, we are free to profess any faith we choose, or no faith at all.
Â”Iraq and Afghanistan Â…are now democracies and they are allies in the cause of freedom and peace.Â”
You'll hear people say it's racist to test. Folks, it's racist not to test. Because guess who gets shuffled through the system oftentimes? Children whose parents don't speak English as a first language, inner-city kids. It's so much easier to quit on somebody than to remediate.
[Israel] is our ally and in that we've made a very strong commitment to support Israel, we will support Israel if her security is threatened.
I'm not so sure the role of the United States is going around the world saying this is the way its gotta be.
The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love. As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There's nothing wrong with tough love, as long as the love is unconditional.
When you see a threat, you just can't hope for the best in this day and age, where terrorists are capable of inflicting damage on the homeland.
You subscribe politics to it. I subscribe freedom to it.
I can't imagine what it would be to be president when the United States at war with yourself. People killing each other here in America on a massive basis. Just can't imagine what it would be.
For NASA, space is still a priority.
May He guide us now. And may God continue to bless the United States of America.
I understand I'm running against a person who is so anxious to become president, he will do whatever it takes.
There is only one force of history that can break the reign of hatred and resentment and expose the pretensions of tyrants and reward the hopes of the decent and tolerant. And that is the force of human freedom.
I have faith, as I did when I announced my stem-cell decision in 2001, that science and ethics can coexist.
It's amazing I won. I was running against peace, prosperity, and incumbency." â€”George W. Bush, June 14, 2001, speaking to Swedish Prime Minister Goran Perrson, unaware that a live television camera was still rolling.
More seldom than not, the movies gives us exquisite sex and wholesome violence, that underscores our values. Every two child did. I will.
Do you have blacks, too?
This foreign policy stuff is a little frustrating.
One of the interesting initiatives we've taken in Washington, D.C., is we've got these vampire-busting devices. A vampire is a-a cell deal you can plug in the wall to charge your cell phone.
Hundreds of thousands of American servicemen and women are deployed across the world in the war on terror. By bringing hope to the oppressed, and delivering justice to the violent, they are making America more secure.
When it comes to the education of our children... failure is not an option.
Compassionate conservatism [is] most importantly, making sure that government is not the answer to people's problems.
I think it's very important that we protect marriage as an institution between a man and a woman. I proposed a constitutional amendment. The reason I did so was because I was worried that activist judges are actually defining the definition of marriage. And the surest way to protect marriage between
So I analyzed that and decided I didn't want to be the president during a depression greater than the Great Depression, or the beginning of a depression greater than the Great Depression.
And this is an administration - we're not into nation-building, we're focused on justice. And we're going to get justice. It's going to take a while, probably. But I'm a patient man. Nothing will diminish my will and my determination - nothing.