George Herbert Walker Bush
president of the United States from 1989 to 1993
George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under President Ronald Reagan, in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence.
George Herbert Walker Bush Quotes
People must be free to work, to save, to own their own home, to take risks, to invest in each other and, in essence, to control their own lives.
As for me, tough duty though it may be, I continue to do my part for the commercial recreation industry. Fishing, boating, tennis, golf, running, hunting, and all of this. Horseshoes. It's tough duty. Somebody has to do it, and I'm going to keep on.
We have had triumphs, we have made mistakes, we have had sex.
We are enjoying sluggish times and not enjoying them very much.
I don't know that atheists should be considered citizens, nor should they be considered patriots. This is one nation under God.
American business can out-think, out-work, out-perform any nation in the world. But we can't beat the competition if we don't get in the ball game.
You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.
Real improvement in our schools is not simply a matter of spending more, it is a matter of expecting more.
The Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no, and they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again. And I'll say to them, read my lips, no new taxes.
People say I'm indecisive, but I don't know about that.
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