Barbara Bush Quotes

- Notable Barbara Bush Quotes Index -

Born: June 8, 1925, New York City, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Politician, Author Ideology: Republican

1.
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
- Barbara Bush

2.
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
- Barbara Bush

3.
Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.
- Barbara Bush

4.
Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
- Barbara Bush

5.
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
- Barbara Bush

6.
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
- Barbara Bush

7.
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
- Barbara Bush

8.
I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
- Barbara Bush

9.
I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice.
- Barbara Bush

10.
I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting.
- Barbara Bush

11.
It seems to me I spent my life in car pools, but you know, that's how I kept track of what was going on.
- Barbara Bush

12.
It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean.
- Barbara Bush

13.
Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things.
- Barbara Bush

14.
My health is very good.
- Barbara Bush

15.
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
- Barbara Bush

16.
Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics.
- Barbara Bush

17.
Raising five boys is a handful, trust me.
- Barbara Bush

18.
Suddenly women's lib had made me feel my life had been wasted.
- Barbara Bush

19.
The personal things should be left out of platforms at conventions. You can argue yourself blue in the face, and you're not going to change each other's minds. It's a waste of your time and my time.
- Barbara Bush

20.
The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
- Barbara Bush

21.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
- Barbara Bush

22.
Value your friendship. Value your relationships.
- Barbara Bush

23.
Well, look at what people are doing for returned veterans now. The wounded warriors. They're working hard to make the wounded veterans feel that they are loved and welcomed home, unlike Vietnam. It was not a very kind, gentle world then. I think we are kinder and gentler.
- Barbara Bush

24.
You know sit with your arm around a little kid and read. It not only teaches them to read but it keeps the family strong.
- Barbara Bush

25.
You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

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