"I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Barbara Bush on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Barbara Bush on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Barbara Bush on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Barbara Bush on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Barbara Bush on James C. Dobson
"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."