George W. speaking


„The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country.”

„If we don’t succeed, we run the risk of failure.”

„One word sums up probably the responsibility of any Governor, and that one word is ‚to be prepared’.”

„I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future.”

„The future will be better tomorrow.”

„We’re going to have the best educated American people in the world.”

„I stand by all the misstatements that I’ve made.”

„We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe.”

„A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.”

„We are ready for any unforeseen event that may or may not occur.”

„For NASA, space is still a high priority.”

„Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.”

„It isn’t pollution that’s harming the environment. It’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.”

„It’s time for the human race to enter the solar system.”

„Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.”

„You never know what your history is going to be like until long after you’re gone.”

„That’s George Washington, the first president, of course. The interesting thing about him is that I read three or four books about him last year. Isn’t that interesting?”

„I aim to be a competitive nation.”

„If the Iranians were to have a nuclear weapon they could proliferate.”

„I like my buddies from west Texas. I liked them when I was young, I liked them when I was middle-age, I liked them before I was president, and I like them during president, and I like them after president.”

„You took an oath to defend our flag and our freedom, and you kept that oath underseas [under cease???] and under fire.”

„Those who enter the country illegally violate the law.”

„When you engage the terrorists abroad, it causes activity and action.”

„It’s a time of sorrow and sadness when we lose a loss of life.”

„Justice ought to be fair.”

„The ambassador and the general were briefing me on the… the vast majority of Iraqis want to live in a peaceful, free world. And we will find these people and we will bring them to justice.”

„We had a good Cabinet meeting, talked about a lot of issues. Secretary of State and Defense brought us up to date about our desires to spread freedom and peace around the world.”

„Security is the essential roadblock to achieving the road map to peace.”

„I think war is a dangerous place.”

„We ended the rule of one of history’s worst tyrants, and in so doing, we not only freed the American people, we made our own people more secure.”

„The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorize himself.”

„The problem with the French is that they don’t have a word for entrepreneur.”

„I am here to make an announcement that this Thursday ticket counters and airplanes will fly out of Ronald Reagan Airport.”

„Border relations between Canada and Mexico have never been better.”

„Africa is a nation that suffers from incredible disease.”

„We would not accept a treaty that would not have been ratified, nor a treaty that I thought made sense for the country.”

„It’s very important for folks to understand that when there’s more trade, there’s more commerce.”

„They misunderestimated me.”

„Never again in the halls of Washington, D.C., do I want to have to make explanations that I can’t explain.”

„I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.”

„I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully.”

„Rarely is the questioned asked: Is our children learning?”