George Herbert Walker Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush


6/12/1924, Milton, Massachusetts, USA

Birth Name

George Herbert Walker Bush



Also Known As

George H. W. Bush, George Bush Sr., George Bush
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George Herbert Walker Bush was born to wealthy Prescott and Dorothy Walker Bush. His father was a U.S. Senator from Connecticut and was a partner the Brown Brothers Harriman bank. George started school at the Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich, Connecticut and then Phillips Academy in Andover,…more


Trivia and Quotes

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    • George H.W. Bush: (denying touching Teri Hatcher, despite video evidence contradicting him) I have been teased about it relentlessly. (A blog) accused me of patting her backside, which I did not do. The camera lies, it's a fraud.

    • George H.W. Bush: I have opinions of my own, strong opinions, but I don't always agree with them.

    • George H.W. Bush: I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli.

    • George H.W. Bush: (about Reaganomics during the 1980 presidental primary campaign) It sounds like Voodoo economics.

    • George H.W. Bush: We're enjoying sluggish times, and not enjoying them very much.

    • George H.W. Bush: I can tell you this: If I'm ever in a position to call the shots, I'm not going to rush to send somebody else's kids into a war.

    • George H.W. Bush: I'm conservative, but I'm not a nut about it.

    • George H.W. Bush: Read my lips: "NO NEW TAXES!"

    • George H.W. Bush: Let the others have the charisma. I've got the class.

    • George H.W. Bush: Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

    • George H.W. Bush: I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.

    • George H.W. Bush: Use power to help people. For we are given power not to advance our own purposes nor to make a great show in the world, nor a name. There is but one just use of power and it is to serve people.

    • George H.W. Bush: People say I'm indecisive, but I don't know about that.

    • George H.W. Bush: No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God.

    • George H.W. Bush: I'll be glad to reply to or dodge your questions, depending on what I think will help our election most.

    • George H.W. Bush: I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully.

    • George H.W. Bush: If a frog had wings, he wouldn't hit his tail on the ground. 'If.' Too hypothetical.

    • George H.W. Bush: You cannot be president of the United States of you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial and the Civil War and all that stuff. You can't be. And we are blessed.

    • George H.W. Bush: Please don't look at the part of the glass that is only half full.

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