"I was proud the other day when both Republicans and Democrats stood with me in the Rose Garden to announce their support for a clear statement of purpose: you disarm, or we will." —Speaking about Saddam Hussein, Manchester, N.H., Oct. 5, 2002
I'm sure Saddam is scared of the threat of us disarming.
"People say, how can I help on this war against terror? How can I fight evil? You can do so by mentoring a child; by going into a shut-in's house and say I love you." —Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2002
That warms my heart.
"See, we love—we love freedom. That's what they didn't understand. They hate things; we love things. They act out of hatred; we don't seek revenge, we seek justice out of love." —Oklahoma City, Aug. 29, 2002
It's that simple, people. They hate things; we love things. I couldn't have said it any more insightfuller.
"My administration has been calling upon all the leaders in the—in the Middle East to do everything they can to stop the violence, to tell the different parties involved that peace will never happen." —Crawford, Texas, Aug, 13, 2001
"There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead." —Washington, D.C., May 11, 2001
"The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants." —Interview with the New York Times , Jan. 14, 2001
That is a problem. Where are they going to get the power to power the plants??
"I want it to be said that the Bush administration was a results-oriented administration, because I believe the results of focusing our attention and energy on teaching children to read and having an education system that's responsive to the child and to the parents, as opposed to mired in a system that refuses to change, will make America what we want it to be—a literate country and a hopefuller country." —Washington, D.C., Jan. 11, 2001
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream." —LaCrosse, Wis., Oct. 18, 2000
I want a T shirt with that quote.
"I don't know whether I'm going to win or not. I think I am. I do know I'm ready for the job. And, if not, that's just the way it goes." —Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 21, 2000
"I think we agree, the past is over." —On his meeting with John McCain, Dallas Morning News , May 10, 2000
I disagree! The past is never over!
"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it." --Reuters, May 5, 2000
either a budget or a phone book...