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#1. An educated child is better equipped to handle all the challenges of life, from finding work to avoiding diseases like HIV/AIDS. - Author: Laura Bush
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#2. I don't really think our government at heart wants peace. So I urge you, write to Mrs. Laura Bush, because she reads. - Author: Sandra Cisneros
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#3. You know, there are a lot of would-be governors of Texas sitting around today who never took the opportunity to get into a race when the time was right. - Author: Laura Bush
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#4. Maybe it is the media that has us divided. - Author: Laura Bush
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#5. We see all around the world where women's rights are denied, where governments don't believe in educating their girls. There are 800 million people in the world who are illiterate and 75 percent of them are women and girls. - Author: Laura Bush
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#6. We always get up about 5:30, and George gets up and goes in and gets the coffee and brings it to me, and that's been our ritual since we got married. And we read the newspapers in bed and drink coffee for about an hour probably, read our briefing papers. - Author: Laura Bush
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#7. There is nothing political about American literature. - Author: Laura Bush
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#8. It was an honor and a thrill to have the chance to meet His Holiness, Pope Benedict, and then to have lunch with Prime Minister Berlusconi ... I think Italy and the U. S. have a very strong friendship and relationship, and I'm proud of that. - Author: Laura Bush
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#9. The life of the earth comes up with a rush in the springtime. All the wild seeds of weed and thistle, the sprouts of vine and bush and tree, are trying to take the fields. Farmers must fight them with harrow and plow and hoe; they must plant the good seeds quickly. - Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
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#10. Certainly the women's health part is something that I've become very interested in. It's not something I thought about when George [Bush] was elected ... what I'd always been interested in was education. - Author: Laura Bush
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#11. I played Laura Bush in a Tony Kushner piece, and afterward, I think my phones got tapped. - Author: Marcia Gay Harden
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#12. I'm not wild about the term first lady. I'd just like to be called Laura Bush. - Author: Laura Bush
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#13. When we look around the world today, when we see in Afghanistan that 10 million people have registered to vote in their upcoming elections, including 40 percent of those people are women, that's just unbelievable. - Author: Laura Bush
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#14. In contrast to my husband, I can pronounce the word nuclear. - Author: Laura Bush
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#15. We seldom give each other advice-I think that's the success of 25 years of marriage. - Author: Laura Bush
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#16. Laura Bush has the face of my mother when my mother was young. The face, the body, the voice. The first time I saw on TV Laura Bush, I got frozen because it was as if my mother was not dead. 'Oh, Mama,' I said, 'Mama.' - Author: Oriana Fallaci
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#17. In almost every single way, George and I share the same values. And if we differ on some issues, it's very, very minor. - Author: Laura Bush
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#18. The National Federation of Republican Women has a long history of helping bring women into the political process while promoting the Republican cause. - Author: Laura Bush
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#19. I was falling hard for Laura. I was not much of a cat person, but I knew our relationship was solid when I bonded with her black-and-white shorthair, Dewey, named for the decimal system. - Author: George W. Bush
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#20. We all, parents, educators, community leaders, and every ... citizen, need to come together to find new ways to engage children with the natural environment. - Author: Laura Bush
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#21. Laura and I really don't realize how bright our children is sometimes until we get an objective analysis. - Author: George W. Bush
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#22. Reading will give you lasting pleasure. - Author: First Lady Laura Bush
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#23. When you read with your child, you show them that reading is important, but you also show them they're important - that they are so important to you that you will spend 20 minutes a day with your arm around them. - Author: Laura Bush
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#24. But you know, it's not easy when your husband runs for president. I mean, it's not easy for me. I'm sure it's not easy for her. There's a lot of scrutiny on families that isn't always wanted. - Author: Laura Bush
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#25. Time spent in nature decreases stress and anxiety and improves focus for adults as well as children. - Author: Laura Bush
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#26. As long as we have books, we are not alone. - Author: Laura Bush
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#27. For countries to succeed, for democracies to succeed, the women and men in those countries need to be free. Women and men need to know their rights. - Author: Laura Bush
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#28. Any first lady can do whatever they want to do. In this country, people expect them to work on whatever they want or to have a career of their own. - Author: Laura Bush
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#29. When the Holy Father passed away in 2005, Laura, Dad, Bill Clinton, and I flew together to his funeral in Rome. It was the first time an American president had attended the funeral of a pope, let alone brought two of his predecessors. - Author: George W. Bush
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#30. Jenna's traveled with me; they've both traveled with their dad. This is the only time they've been old enough in all of their dad's campaigns to really be involved in. - Author: Laura Bush
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#31. I think there are a lot of reasons to be critical of the media in America. - Author: Laura Bush
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#32. AIDS respects no national boundaries; spares no race or religion; devastates men and women, rich and poor.No country can ignore this crisis. Fighting AIDS is an urgent calling - because every life, in every land, has value and dignity. - Author: Laura Bush
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#33. I admire Laura Bush because she's the only librarian who would marry an illiterate. - Author: Hal Sparks
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#34. I mean, it's fun for us to talk about issues. You know, there's no one issue we spend a lot of time on probably, because he gets to do that all day with somebody else who's a lot more expert at issues than I am. - Author: Laura Bush
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#35. When you reach out to others in need, when you reach out to the world, you really do have a satisfying life by helping others. - Author: Laura Bush
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#36. Libraries offer, for free, the wisdom of the ages
and sages
and, simply put, there's something for everyone inside. - Author: Laura Bush
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#37. My problem was not only drinking; it was selfishness. The booze was leading me to put myself ahead of others, especially my family. I loved Laura and the girls too much to let that happen. Faith showed me a way out. - Author: George W. Bush
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#38. We know how unhealthy it is. I know what happens, though - young women start smoking because they don't think they're really going to keep smoking. - Author: Laura Bush
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#39. George W. Bush was good as his word. He visited the Gulf states 17 times; went 13 times to New Orleans. Laura Bush made 24 trips. Bush saw that $126 billion in aid was sent to the Gulf's residents, as some members of his own party in Congress balked. - Author: Donna Brazile
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#40. Any criticism of someone you love is hard to take ... - Author: Laura Bush
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#41. What I want for children in our country and around the world is safe, stable and loving homes. - Author: Laura Bush
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#42. I think doctors have really come up to speed and understand that more women than men die of heart disease. [But] all the research on heart disease has really been based on men, and needs to be updated with research on women - even very early-stage research is done using male rats! - Author: Laura Bush
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#43. All people need to know how AIDS is transmitted, and every country has an obligation to educate its citizens. This is why every country must also improve literacy, especially for women and girls, so that they can make wise choices that will keep them healthy and safe. - Author: Laura Bush
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#44. I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too. - Author: Laura Bush
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#45. There are a lot of women that I think are very powerful and would be great presidents. - Author: Laura Bush
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#46. No one likes to be criticized. - Author: Laura Bush
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#47. The ages between birth and age 5 are
the foundation upon which successful
lives are built. - Author: Laura Bush
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#48. I was not a fan of the Bush administration, as I think many of us were not. - Author: Laura Benanti
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#49. But we talk about issues, we talk about people, we talk about personalities. George is a very good reader of people, and he's very perceptive about people, and you know, that's fine. - Author: Laura Bush
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#50. I was born upon the prairie, where the wind blew free, and there was nothing to break the light of the sun. I was born where there were no enclosures, and where everything drew a free breath.
the Great Comanche war chief, Ten Bears - Author: Laura Bush
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#51. I like politics. I like traveling in the United States. - Author: Laura Bush
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#52. Politics is a people business. I like people. - Author: Laura Bush
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#53. Laura Bush is the same way. I mean, they both, um, understand, they understand the challenges of the moment and understand the responsibilities, he understands the responsibilities he has to protect the national security of America as well as the economic security of America. - Author: Donald Evans
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#54. There are gender health differences, and we need to know what they are. - Author: Laura Bush
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#55. Well, we've faced very difficult decisions and challenges in our country, every one of us have, as we - since September 11th, as we fought the war on terror, all of those decisions that the President had to make to put young men and women in harm's way. - Author: Laura Bush
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#56. I turned to books for comfort. (Former First Lady, Laura Bush) - Author: Laura Bush
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#57. We need to alert women everywhere about the seriousness of heart disease. - Author: Laura Bush
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#58. Books are important. They help you sleep at night. - Author: Laura Bush
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#59. When you grow up as the daughters of George and Laura Bush, you develop a special appreciation for how blessed we are to live in this great country. - Author: Jenna Bush
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#60. My husband and I have always incorporated things into our life that reduce stress. We're very careful with our health. We go to bed early. In this job, fatigue would be very detrimental! We've always eaten very healthily; now it's really particularly easy because we have a chef. - Author: Laura Bush
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#61. Girls learn how to relate to men from the way their fathers love them. And if their fathers really love them and want the very best for them, then they've seen that kind of good behavior that they'd want in a husband. - Author: Laura Bush
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#62. I was the same way after graduating with a degree in education. I started to teach and I was wondering: do I really know how to teach? - Author: Laura Bush
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#63. Educated people can make their own choices about their governments. And certainly for women, an education allows you to understand your rights. - Author: Laura Bush
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#64. I would never do anything to undermine my husband's point of view. - Author: Laura Bush
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#65. I mean, the part you don't like, I mean, that's the only part. That's the part no one likes, and that is the criticisms, and the unfair criticisms, I might add, of my husband. But that's also just a fact of life in politics. - Author: Laura Bush
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#66. I have always admired organizations that help children grow and learn, and organizations that protect and shelter children when no one else does. And I wanted to draw attention to these organizations and recognize the contributions they were making to the country and to our children in particular. - Author: Laura Bush
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#67. I don't know Laura Bush. But she seems to be calm, and she has a sparkle in her eye, which is good. - Author: Teresa Heinz
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#68. Though my plans at the moment are vague, I can assure you that I'll never run for the Senate in New York. - Author: Laura Bush
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#69. I've always loved children. When I was working with children as a librarian, I loved being with them and working around them. - Author: Laura Bush
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#70. Nothing attracts attention like a red dress. - Author: Laura Bush
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#71. It's not easy to have the job of president. It's not easy to run for it. And it's not a job for the feint of heart. - Author: Laura Bush
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#72. I don't really feel like I have to have a debate with my husband over issues. - Author: Laura Bush
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#73. I think it's important that (Roe v. Wade) remain legal for medical reasons and other reasons. - Author: Laura Bush
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#74. As parents, the most important thing we can do
is read to our children early and often. Reading
is the path to success in school and life. When
children learn to love books, they learn to love
learning. - Author: Laura Bush
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#75. It's a huge advantage to have parents who read to you. And it's an advantage that lasts a lifetime. - Author: Laura Bush
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#76. The fight against terrorism is also a fight for the rights and dignity of women. - Author: Laura Bush
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#77. Certainly Nancy Reagan had an extraordinary effect on her husband. I'm truly not sure that, say, Laura Bush had that much effect on the Bush administration. She certainly, you know, seems to be a nice person who I think the public likes. But I can't really put my finger on any huge impact she's had. - Author: Gail Collins
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#78. I see that one part of the education of women is health education. We know that women who are educated have much healthier families ... - Author: Laura Bush
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#79. My mother was my Girl Scout leader, and George's mother was his Cub Scout leader. In fact, that's when some say her hair turned white. - Author: Laura Bush
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#80. Giving homeless children the chance to be educated, giving them this ticket to their futures, is so wonderful. They will have the chance to not repeat the suffering of their childhoods in their own families. They can build secure and safe lives for themselves and their children. - Author: Laura Bush
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#81. They're great girls. They're very funny, they're very smart, they're fun to be with. They're very lively, as I think people can tell. And you know, they're very confident girls. - Author: Laura Bush
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#82. We can overcome evil with greater good. - Author: Laura Bush
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#83. Women have a better chance to secure freedom and protect themselves from violence, from abuse, from injustice, if they are well-educated and know their rights. - Author: Laura Bush
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#84. It's really important for boys to have a father around, or a grandfather, or an uncle - a man they can really relate to who loves them, and who they know loves them. - Author: Laura Bush
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#85. There's a very close tie between good health and good education. - Author: Laura Bush
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#86. Gay marriage has jumped out of the closet on to the front page. Everyone from the president of the U.S. to retired four-star general Colin Powell is embracing the issue, now supported by most Americans. Still, a few people, like former First Lady Laura Bush appear to be conflicted. - Author: Kitty Kelley
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#87. It's really important for people who are HIV positive to reach out to let other people know that they can be tested, they can find out they can still live a life
a positive life, a happy life. - Author: Laura Bush
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#88. In fact, I have the privilege of traveling around our country and meeting people all over the country who are making a huge difference in the lives of their neighbors and themselves. That's what I'm really fortunate to be able to do. - Author: Laura Bush
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#89. When I was in my 20s, I was a bookworm - spent 12 hours of the day in the library. How I met George, I'll never know. - Author: Laura Bush
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#90. If I'm just at the White House, I have meetings in my office, I sign letters, I plan different things. Late in the afternoon, I'll quit working and wait for my husband to get home. - Author: Laura Bush
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#91. I don't like that, because there are a lot of people whose works I admire as actors or actresses, or musicians. And you know, I've been a big fan of different musicians or actors. - Author: Laura Bush
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#92. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card. - Author: Laura Bush
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#93. Leadership is not about popularity, it is about doing what is right. - Author: Laura Bush
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#94. Bluffton is growing. But we must hold on to that small-town character. - Author: Laura Bush
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#95. Diseases don't respect borders. You know, just at the edge of the American border, that isn't the edge of diseases. We need to be sure that we're looking worldwide. And it is in our security interest, as well as our moral interest, to pay attention to the rest of the world. - Author: Laura Bush
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#96. A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning. - Author: Laura Bush
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#97. Education is spreading hope. Millions are now learning to live with HIV/AIDS - instead of waiting to die from it. - Author: Laura Bush
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#98. I'm inspired by my faith and all the different people around me. - Author: Laura Bush
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#99. Research shows us that children who are read to from a very early age are more likely to begin reading themselves at an early age. They're more likely to excell in school. They're more likely to graduate secondary school and go to college. - Author: Laura Bush
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#100. I said, 'George, if you really want to end tyranny in this world, you're going to have to stay up later.' Nine o'clock and Mr. Excitement here is sound asleep ... - Author: Laura Bush
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