Zitat des Tages von George W. Bush:
We know that dictators are quick to choose aggression, while free nations strive to resolve differences in peace.
Free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction.
There's no bigger task than protecting the homeland of our country.
Our Nation must defend the sanctity of marriage.
The legislature's job is to write law. It's the executive branch's job to interpret law.
The wisest use of American strength is to advance freedom.
On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth. We resolved then, and we are resolved today, to confront every threat from any source that could bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul for the sake of popularity.
The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
To those of you who received honours, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States.
I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.
I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun.
I had to abandon free market principles in order to save the free market system.
Our nation must come together to unite.
I understand everybody in this country doesn't agree with the decisions I've made. And I made some tough decisions. But people know where I stand.
And the cornerstone of my economic policies, when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes.
I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.
You can fool some of the people all the time, and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history - revisionist historians is what I like to call them.
I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.
People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me.
Americans are rising to the tasks of history, and they expect the same of us.
America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.
I think you can judge from somebody's actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there's a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve.
Faith crosses every border and touches every heart in every nation.
After the chaos and carnage of September 11th, it is not enough to serve our enemies with legal papers.
I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well.
You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.
We can't allow the world's worst leaders to blackmail, threaten, hold freedom-loving nations hostage with the world's worst weapons.
Saddam Hussein is a homicidal dictator who is addicted to weapons of mass destruction.
We cannot let terrorists hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile.
Only a liberal senator from Massachusetts would say that a 49 percent increase in funding for education was not enough.
Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
We will not waver; we will not tire; we will not falter, and we will not fail. Peace and Freedom will prevail.
Any government that supports, protects or harbours terrorists is complicit in the murder of the innocent and equally guilty of terrorist crimes.
America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.