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 a man and woman is to amend the Constitution.

-George W Bush
George W Bush

Nobody really likes to be lectured a lot. And, therefore, if you want to be an effective person, what you don't do is scold the person publicly all the time.

George W 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 W Bush

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for New Orleans and Galveston. I urge the citizens to listen carefully to the instructions provided by state and the local authorities. And follow them,

George W Bush
The residents of Louisiana will work based on a plan similar to the Marshall for the reconstruction of the State. All together we will put the State back on its feet,
George W Bush

I'm also not very analytical. You know I don't spend a lot of time thinking about myself, about why I do things

George W Bush
Suiciders are willing to kill innocent life in order to send the projection that this is an impossible mission.
George W Bush

He's my man, he was great

George W Bush
I believe the role of government is to stand side by side with our citizens to help them realize their dreams, not tell citizens how to live their lives.
George W Bush

Forms of government matter, in my opinion. It matters how -- the nature of the government in which people live.

George W Bush
So, I'm lying on the couch and Laura walks in and I say, 'Free at last,' and she says 'You're free all right, you're free to do the dishes.' So I say, 'You're talking to the former president, baby,' and she said, 'consider this your new domestic policy agenda.'