George W Bush Quotes

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“The most important thing is for us to find Osama bin Laden. It is our number one priority and we will not rest until we find him.”
– George W. Bush, 9/13/2001

“I truly am not that concerned about him (Osama bin Laden). I know he is on the run. I was concerned about him, when he had taken over a country.”
– George W. Bush, 2002

“So I don’t know where he is. You know, I just don’t spend that much time on him, Kelly, to be honest with you.”
– George W. Bush, 3/13/2002

“Uhh Gosh, I.. don’t think I ever said I’m not worried about Osama bin Laden. It’s kind of one of those, uhh, exaggerations.”
– George W. Bush, 10/13/2004 (Debate with John Kerry)

“Of course we’re after Iraq.. eh.. Saddam Hussein.. I mean bin Laden.”
– George W. Bush

“It’s important to reach out to moderate Arab nations, like Jordan and Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.”
– George W. Bush, 2000

“They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it’s some kind of federal program.”
– George W. Bush

“See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.”
– George W. Bush

“I also believe that some of the decisions I’ve made up to now have affected our standing in parts of the world. I remember in the debates, somebody asked me about Europe. And I said, well, they wanted us to join the International Criminal Court, and I chose.. I said, that’s not the right posture for the United States of America, or some saying I should have negotiated with Arafat for the four years I was president.. obviously, prior to his death.”
– George W. Bush

“It’s an important concept for our fellow citizens to understand, that no one in need will ever be forced to choose a faith-based provider. That’s an important concept for people to understand. What that means is if you’re the Methodist church and you sponsor an alcohol treatment center, they can’t say only Methodists, only Methodists who drink too much can come to our program. “All Drunks Are Welcome” is what the sign ought to say.”
– George W. Bush

“This notion that the United States is getting ready to attack Iran is simply ridiculous. And having said that, all options are on the table.”
– George W. Bush

“[Saddam] built up a massive war machine while neglecting the basic needs of his own people.”
– George W. Bush

“I don’t know what you’re talking about, about international law. I’ve got to consult my lawyer.”
– George W. Bush

“…there are no longer torture chambers or rape rooms or mass graves in Iraq.”
– George W. Bush

“So I don’t worry about, and people shouldn’t worry about a draft… I think we’re in good shape, I really do. And, if not, we’ll — I’ll address the nation. But I don’t see any need to right now.”
– George W. Bush

When the heat got on, they left the battlefield – that is unacceptable.”
– George W. Bush complains about Iraqi security forces, the proud Vietnam veteran that he is… no wait.

“I will need your support and I will work to earn it. I will do all I can do to deserve your trust”
– George W. Bush

“Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking of new ways to harm our country and our people.. and neither do we.”
– George W. Bush

“This administration never said that the 9/11 attacks were orchestrated between Saddam and Al Qaeda.”
– George W. Bush flip flopping

“I call upon all nations to to everything they can to stop these terrorist killings. Thank you. Now watch this drive.”
– George W. Bush, playing golf and “working” at the same time

“There’s a lot of people in the world who don’t believe that people whose skin color may not be the same as ours can be free and self govern.
I reject that. I reject that strongly. I believe that people who practice the Muslim faith can self-govern. I believe that people whose skins aren’t necessarily.. are a different color than white can self-govern.”
– George W. Bush

This is an impressive crowd, the have and the have mores. Some people call you the elite, I call you my base.
– George W. Bush

“It’s time to restore honor and dignity to the White House.”
– George W. Bush

“The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants.”
– George W. Bush

“We will tear down the apparatus of terror and we will help you to build a new Iraq that is prosperous and free.”
– George W. Bush

“I don’t think our troops should be used for what’s called nation building.”
– George W. Bush, 2000

“We will be changing the regime of Iraq for the good of the iraqi people.”
– George W. Bush

“I’m not so sure the role of the United States is going around the world saying this is the way its gotta be.”
– George W. Bush, 2000

“In the first war of the 21st century, you’re defending your fellow citizens against ruthless enemies. And by your sacrifice, you’re making our country more secure.”
– George W. Bush to U.S troops, March 18th 2004

“I think if you’re gonna make an accusation in the course of a presidential campaign, you out to back it up with facts.”
– George W. Bush

“We know that he has had contacts with terrorist networks like Al Qaeda.”
– George W. Bush on Saddam

“Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapons ever devised.”
– George W. Bush, March 17, 2003

“Right now, Iraq is expanding and improving facilities that were used for the production of biological weapons.”
– George W. Bush, United Nations Address, September 12, 2002

“I hope one day I can clone another Dick Cheney. Then I won’t have to do anything.”
– George W. Bush

“You teach a child to read and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test”
– George W. Bush


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