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Barbara Bush

Barbara Pierce Bush , wife of 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush and mother of 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush.
Found 30 thoughts of Barbara Bush

You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.

Barbara Bush

I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up.

Barbara Bush

War is not nice.

Barbara Bush

You have to love your children unselfishly. That's hard. But it's the only way.

Barbara Bush

Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.

Barbara Bush

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

Barbara Bush

I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that they just about throw up.

Barbara Bush

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well.

Barbara Bush

Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life's blood. But everyone has something to give.

Barbara Bush

You don't just luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.

Barbara Bush

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.

Barbara Bush

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

Barbara Bush

Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!

Barbara Bush

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

Barbara Bush

Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.

Barbara Bush

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

Barbara Bush

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

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

Barbara Bush

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

Barbara Bush

My son, George, has been a bad, bad boy! Right, George?

Barbara Bush

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

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.

Barbara Bush

Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.

Barbara Bush

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

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
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