"Well, look at what people are doing for returned veterans now. The wounded warriors. They're working hard to make the wounded veterans feel that they are loved and welcomed home, unlike Vietnam. It was not a very kind, gentle world then. I think we are kinder and gentler."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Barbara Bush on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Barbara Bush on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Barbara Bush on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Barbara Bush on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Barbara Bush on Robert Frost
"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."