barbara bush Quotes

You don't just luck into things as much as you would like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it is friendships or opportunities.
tags: friendship luck opportunities
— Barbara Bush
Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!
tags: wishes
— Barbara Bush
When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.
— Barbara Bush
You just don't luck into things as much as you'd like to think you do. You build step by step, whether it's friendships or opportunities.
tags: friendship luck opportunities
— Barbara Bush
Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.
tags: friends human relationship
— Barbara Bush
Let's judge a man on what he's done.
tags: men
— Barbara Bush
I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong.
tags: strong
— Barbara Bush
My health is very good.
tags: health
— Barbara Bush
I don't like the blame game, though.
tags: games
— Barbara Bush
I'm not a one-issue person.
tags: people
— Barbara Bush
Never ask anyone over 70 how they feel. They'll tell you.
— Barbara Bush
Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It's supposed to be fun.
tags: joy service fun career education
— Barbara Bush
I don't think that's healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else's.
tags: healthy morals
— Barbara Bush
Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time.
tags: time believe ideas
— Barbara Bush
Libraries have always seemed like the richest places in the world to me, and I?ve done some of my best learning and thinking thanks to them. Libraries and librarians have definitely changed my life ? and the lives of countless other Americans.
tags: live world thinking learning library american
— Barbara Bush
Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others.
tags: world giving mind
— Barbara Bush
I hate abortions, but just could not make that choice for someone else.
tags: hate choice
— Barbara Bush
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
— Barbara Bush
And who knows? Somewhere out there in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the president's spouse. I wish him well!
tags: wishes
— Barbara Bush
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
tags: friends human relationship
— Barbara Bush
The Titanic was built by professionals. The Ark was built by volunteers.
— Barbara Bush
I love talking to people, but what I really love is to feel you're doing something instead of sitting home and twiddling your thumbs.
tags: people
— Barbara Bush
If human beings are perceived as potentials rather than problems, as possessing strengths instead of weaknesses, as unlimited rather that dull and unresponsive, then they thrive and grow to their capabilities.
tags: human problem potential weakness strength
— Barbara Bush
Nobody likes a child to die or losing an election.
tags: children child die
— Barbara Bush
The home is the child's first school, the parent is the child's first teacher, and reading is the child's first subject.
tags: school reading parent
— Barbara Bush
I think the country has had enough Bushes.
— Barbara Bush
I'm not saying to be happy you must be married. Nor am I saying that to be happy you need children. I'm saying that if you opt for children - be you man or woman - you have to take care of them.
tags: children men women child care saying
— Barbara Bush
I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
— Barbara Bush
But why should we hear about body bags, and deaths, and how many, what day it's gonna happen, and how many this or what do you suppose? Or, I mean, it's, it's not relevant. So, why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that?
tags: death beautiful body mind
— Barbara Bush
I'm a liberal when it comes to human rights, the poor; so's George Bush. . . . But Liberal and Conservative don't mean much to me anymore. Does that mean we care about people and are interested and want to help? And if that makes you a Liberal, so be it.
tags: people human right care conservative
— Barbara Bush
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
tags: people friends facts success
— Barbara Bush
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
tags: children men child
— Barbara Bush
Future of his nation does not depend on what happens at the White House, but what happens at your house
tags: future
— Barbara Bush
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
tags: children time friends regret child winning parent
— Barbara Bush
Your success as a family... our success as a nation... depends not on what happens inside the White House, but on what happens inside your house.
tags: success
— Barbara Bush
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
tags: children time child america mother
— Barbara Bush
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.
tags: people world vietnam
— Barbara Bush
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
tags: people women parent
— Barbara Bush
The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
tags: personal dreams race
— Barbara Bush
Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
tags: friendship friends faith
— Barbara Bush
barbara bush
Birth    : June 8, 1925
Occupation  : Former First Lady of the United States

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