The Best Barbara Bush quotes

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Barbara Bush is a woman who has been through so much. She was born in 1925, before women had the right to vote or hold property in their own name. By age 18 she was married and raising her son George W. Bush, who would go on to become president of the United States. Her life consisted of being an American First Lady from 1989-1993 and 2003-2009 while also becoming one of America’s most admired public figures appearing on five national television networks as well as syndicated radio talk shows worldwide with her signature Barbara Bush: A Memoir which became a bestseller soon after its release in 1994.
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About Barbara Bush

birth of the author

June 8, 1925

death of the author

April 17, 2018

political of the author

Political Party:

education of the author

Smith College


George is the best little dishwasher in Texas. — Barbara Bush

One thing I can say about George… he may not be able to keep a job, but he’s not boring. — Barbara Bush

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

To this day George Sr. is the soft touch and I’m the enforcer. I’m the one who writes them a letter and says ‘Shape up!’ He writes, ‘You’re marvelous.’ — Barbara Bush

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Night after Night, george held me weeping in his arms while i tried to explain my feelings, i almost wonder why he didn’t leave me. — Barbara Bush


I do have the most marvelous husband, children, and grandchildren. — Barbara Bush

You have to love your children unselfishly. That’s hard. But it’s the only way. — Barbara Bush

Nobody likes a child to die or losing an election. — Barbara Bush

I’m not saying to be happy you must be married. Nor am I saying that to be happy you need children. I’m saying that if you opt for children–be you man or woman–you have to take care of them. — Barbara Bush

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

Melania could voice her support for vaccinations and maybe even visit a doctor’s office where children are being vaccinated. it’s as simple as that. — Barbara Bush

Whatever the era…one thing will never change: Fathers and mothers, if you have children, they must come first. — Barbara Bush


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

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

i think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life Barbara Bush quote

Nancy reagan was totally devoted to president reagan, and we take comfort that they will be reunited once more. george and i send our prayers and condolences to her family. — Barbara Bush

Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family. — Barbara Bush

We loved them( the residence staff) all, truthfully loved them all for a lot of reasons. they Were like family, no question about it. — Barbara Bush

What is Barbara Bush known for?

Barbara Bush is known for being a popular American first lady ; her husband, George H. W. Bush, was the 41st president of the United States.
She is also known for her charitable and humanitarian efforts, especially those focused on literacy, and for being the mother of George W.

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

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

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Where will our country find leaders with integrity, courage, strength–all the family values–in ten, twenty, or thirty years? The answer is that you are teaching them, loving them, and raising them right now. — Barbara Bush

I thInk thIs Is a great amerIcan country, great country, and If we can’t fInd more than two or three famIlIes to run for hIgh offIce, that’s sIlly. — Barbara Bush


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

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Believe in something larger than yourself … to get involved in some of the big ideas of our time. — Barbara Bush

Since then she started telling us,’ give me the one rita hajjar made me last time. — Barbara Bush

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At the end of your life, you will never regret winning one more verdict or earning one more paycheck. You WILL regret time not spent with a spouse, a friend or a loved one. — 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

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


I really loved living in the White House, but I don’t miss it at all. — Barbara Bush

And who knows? 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

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Your success as a family… our success as a nation… depends not on what happens inside the White House, but on what happens inside your house. — Barbara Bush

The darn trouble with cleaning the house is it gets dirty the next day anyway, so skip a week if you have to. The children are the most important thing. — Barbara Bush


But he’s not a bragger––we don’t allow that––But he’s decent and honest, he’s everything we need in a president. — Barbara Bush

You know, for one glorious half hour, I was the mother of the president–elect. — 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

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If you are the wife of a governor or the wife of a vice president, I think you can be prepared for it. — Barbara Bush

There are a lot of ways to serve, and being president is not the only one, and I would hope that someone else would run. — Barbara Bush

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