25 Inspirational Barbara Bush Quotes

Barbara Bush, born as Barbara Pierce on June 8, 1925, was well-known in politics. She was the wife of the 41st president of the country and the mother of the 43rd.

While her husband was in the office, she was interested in promoting literacy-advancement programs. She was able to start her own foundation in 1989 and chaired it until 2012. She attended more than 500 literacy-related events and worked extremely hard to make the country more literate.

Widely admired, Mrs. Bush died in April 17, 2018 at the age of 92.

I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell this to my children, they just about throw up.

barbara bush married quotes

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.

Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.

barbara bush human connections quotes

Clinton lied. A man might forget where he parks or where he lives, but he never forgets oral sex, no matter how bad it is.

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 giving quotes

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.

You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.

barbara bush love your children quotes

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.

Believe in something larger than yourself… get involved in the big ideas of your time.

barbara bush believing quotes

Some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life’s blood. But everyone has something to give.

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 bias quotes

You may think the president is all powerful, but he is not. He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.

barbara bush family quote

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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

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.

barbara bush family quotes

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.

When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.

barbara bush quote

Never ask anyone over 70 how they feel. They’ll tell you.

Family and friends and faith are the most important things in your life and you should be building friendships.

barbara bush family and friends quotes

I really feel very strongly that the person who runs for office is the courageous one, and the one who everybody has to know.

You have to love your children unselfishly. That’s hard. But it’s the only way.

barbara bush love your children quotes

I hate abortions, but just could not make that choice for someone else.

Value your friendship. Value your relationships.

barbara bush value quotes

Life has changed enormously, and I hope – I hope more people read good things.

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The personal things should be left out of, in my opinion, out of platforms and conventions.

barbara bush personal quotes

I’m worried about parents who aren’t parenting.

I don’t think that’s healthy for the country when anyone thinks their morals are better than anyone else’s.

barbara bush morals quotes

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