George W. Bush

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George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W. Bush, he was born in New Haven, Connecticut. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, he worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. He was elected president in 2000 after a close and controversial election, becoming the fourth president to be elected while receiving fewer popular votes nationwide than his opponent, Al Gore. He is the second president to have been the son of a former president, the first having bee... More

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George W. Bush #War

Photo of George W. Bush The terrorists and their supporters declared war on the United States - and war is what they got.
George W. Bush #War

Photo of George W. Bush Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.
George W. Bush #Education

Photo of George W. Bush Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
George W. Bush #Failure #Hope #Success

Photo of George W. Bush I'm hopeful. I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington, obviously. But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
George W. Bush #Faith #Good

Photo of George W. Bush Do I think faith will be an important part of being a good president? Yes, I do.
George W. Bush #Faith

Photo of George W. Bush Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.
George W. Bush #Age

Photo of George W. Bush I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.
George W. Bush #Fear #Freedom

Photo of George W. Bush Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear.
George W. Bush #Freedom #Peace

Photo of George W. Bush We will not waver we will not tire we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.
George W. Bush #Freedom #Morning

Photo of George W. Bush Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.
George W. Bush #Freedom #Strength

Photo of George W. Bush The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.
George W. Bush #Freedom

Photo of George W. Bush I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.
George W. Bush #Freedom

Photo of George W. Bush You can't put democracy and freedom back into a box.
George W. Bush #Freedom #Peace

Photo of George W. Bush For all who love freedom and peace, the world without Saddam Hussein's regime is a better and safer place.
George W. Bush #Government

Photo of George W. Bush Government does not create wealth. The major role for the government is to create an environment where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
George W. Bush #Government

Photo of George W. Bush Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.
George W. Bush #Government #Money

Photo of George W. Bush I know it's going to be the private sector that leads this country out of the current economic times we're in. You can spend your money better than the government can spend your money.
George W. Bush #Government

Photo of George W. Bush People forget... that we structured it so that the government, or the people, would be repaid with a really good rate of return. And as it turns out, that aspect of TARP, that's what happened.
George W. Bush #Fear #Freedom

Photo of George W. Bush The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march.
George W. Bush #History #War

Photo of George W. Bush The deliberate and deadly attacks which were carried out yesterday against our country were more than acts of terror. They were acts of war.
George W. Bush #History

Photo of George W. Bush Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history - revisionist historians is what I like to call them.
George W. Bush #History

Photo of George W. Bush I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.
George W. Bush #Leadership #Time

Photo of George W. Bush Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
George W. Bush #Leadership

Photo of George W. Bush I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.
George W. Bush #Legal

Photo of George W. Bush After the chaos and carnage of September 11th, it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers.