"But let me tell you, this gender thing is history. You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."George H. W. Bush on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."George H. W. Bush on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."George H. W. Bush on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."George H. W. Bush on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."George H. W. Bush on Thomas Jefferson
"The U.S.S. George H. W. Bush is a great thing in my life. It's amazing. A great honor."
"You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff."
"A new breeze is blowing, and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn for in man's heart, if not in fact, the day of the dictator is over. The totalitarian era is passing, its old ideas blown away like leaves from an ancient, lifeless tree."
"We know what works. Freedom Works. We know what's right. Freedom is right."
"History will point out some of the things I did wrong and some of the things I did right."