Bush said he wanted his administration to be remembered for making America ``a more literate country and a hopefuller country.'
'"You teach a child to read and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test."
"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program."
"I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well."
"It's your money. You paid for it."
"Drug therapies are replacing a lot of medicines as we used to know it."
"I understand small business growth. I was one."
"Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods."
"I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family."
"The vast majority of our imports come from outside the country."
"The senator has got to understand if he's going to have-he can't have it both ways. He can't take the high horse and then claim the low road."
"I think we agree, the past is over."
"There's no such thing as legacies. At least, there is a legacy, but I'll never see it."
"The most important job is not to be governor, or first lady in my case."
"This is still a dangerous world. It's a world of madmen and uncertainty and potential mental losses."
"If I'm the president, we're going to have emergency-room care, we're going to have gag orders."
"The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law."
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."
"I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun."
"I am mindful of the difference between the executive branch and the legislative branch. I assured all four of these leaders that I know the difference, and that difference is they pass the laws and I execute them."
"We cannot let terrorists and rogue nations hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile.''
"I want you to know that farmers are not going to be secondary thoughts to a Bush administration. They will be in the forethought of our thinking."
"People that are really very weird can get into sensitive positions and have a tremendous impact on history."
"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future."
"Redefining the role of the United States from enablers to keep the peace to enablers to keep the peace from peacekeepers is going to be an assignment."
"I mean, there needs to be a wholesale effort against racial profiling, which is illiterate children."
"We have a firm commitment to NATO, we are a part of NATO. We have a firm commitment to Europe. We are a part of Europe."
"I don't think we need to be subliminable about the differences between our views on prescription drugs."
"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."