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    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.
    — 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!
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: wishes 
     
    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.
    — Barbara Bush
    Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.
    — Barbara Bush
    Let's judge a man on what he's done.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: men 
     
    I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: strong 
     
    My health is very good.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: health 
     
    I don't like the blame game, though.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: games 
     
    I'm not a one-issue person.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: people 
     
    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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: joy  service  fun  career  education 
     
    I don't think that's healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else's.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: healthy  morals 
     
    Believe in something larger than yourself... get involved in the big ideas of your time.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: time  believe  ideas 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: world  giving  mind 
     
    I hate abortions, but just could not make that choice for someone else.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: hate  choice 
     
    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!
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: wishes 
     
    Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
    — 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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: people 
     
    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.
    — Barbara Bush
    Nobody likes a child to die or losing an election.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: children  child  die 
     
    The home is the child's first school, the parent is the child's first teacher, and reading is the child's first subject.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: school  reading  parent 
     
    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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: children  men  women  child  care  saying 
     
    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?
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: death  beautiful  body  mind 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: people  friends  facts  success 
     
    I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: children  men  child 
     
    Future of his nation does not depend on what happens at the White House, but what happens at your house
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: future 
     
    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.
    — 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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: success 
     
    I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: children  time  child  america  mother 
     
    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.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: people  world  vietnam 
     
    Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: people  women  parent 
     
    The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.
    — Barbara Bush
    tags: personal  dreams  race 
     
    Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.
    — Barbara Bush
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    barbara bush
    Birth    : June 8, 1925
    Occupation  : Former First Lady of the United States

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