"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."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Barbara Bush on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Barbara Bush on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Barbara Bush on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Barbara Bush on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Barbara Bush on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."
"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."
"I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life."