I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.

-George W Bush
George W Bush

I understand small business growth. I was one.

George W Bush
I think it's very important for the American president to mean what he says. That's why I understand that the enemy could misread what I say. That's why I try to be as clearly as I can.
George W Bush

You know, I'm the President during this period of time, but I think when the history of this period is written, people will realize a lot of the decisions that were made on Wall Street took place over a decade or so, before I arrived in President, during I arrived in President.

George W Bush
We're going to have the best educated American people in the world. People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history.
George W Bush

Embryonic stem cell research is at the leading edge of a series of moral hazards.

George W Bush
Some call this civil war; others call it emergency -- I call it pure evil.
George W Bush

Japan cannot allow its oil interests in Iran to trump its vital interests in the US alliance and in non-proliferation.

George W Bush
There needs to be debates, like we're going through. There needs to be townhall meetings. There needs to be travel. This is a huge country.
George W Bush

[T]he people of Iraq have spoken to the world, and the world is hearing the voice of freedom from the center of the Middle East.

George W Bush
Tonight, I ask for your prayers for all those who grieve, for the children whose worlds have been shattered, for all whose sense of safety and security has been threatened. And I pray they will be comforted by a power greater than any of us, spoken through the ages in Psalm 23: "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me."