"Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Barbara Bush on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Barbara Bush on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Barbara Bush on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Barbara Bush on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Barbara Bush on John Lennon
"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."
"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."
"Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships."
"Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family."
"To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there."