Famous Quotes By Barbara Bush


  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.
  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.
  3. Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.
  4. Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
  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.
  6. I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
  7. I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
  8. I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
  9. I'm not a competitive person, and I think women like me because they don't think I'm competitive, just nice.
  10. I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting.
  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.
  12. It was the dumbest thing I had ever seen, but it's a family thing, and I guess it's clean.
  13. Life has changed enormously, and I hope - I hope more people read good things.
  14. My health is very good.
  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.
  16. Nobody likes, you know, the ugly parts of politics.
  17. Raising five boys is a handful, trust me.
  18. Suddenly women's lib had made me feel my life had been wasted.
  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.
  20. The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
  21. To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
  22. Value your friendship. Value your relationships.
  23. 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.
  24. You may think the president is all-powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.

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