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“I look forward to working with you, governor, to change the tone in Washington, to restore a spirit of civility and respect and cooperation.”

(Statement on Vice Presidential selection, July 25, 2000 – Source)

“I’ve been in the business for a long time and never seen a situation quite like this. We’ve had experiences where the president has been shot. We’ve never had a situation where the vice-president shot somebody.”

(Feb. 15, 2006, CNN interview – Source)

“What is not legitimate — and what I will again say is dishonest and reprehensible — is the suggestion by some U.S. senators that the president of the United States or any member of his administration purposely mislead the American people on prewar intelligence.”

(Nov. 21, 2005, speech to the American Enterprise Institute on Iraq and the war on terrorism – Source)


“I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family.”

(Greater Nashua, N.H., Jan. 27, 2000 – Source)

“I'm the commander — see, I don't need to explain — I do not need to explain why I say things. That's the interesting thing about being president.”

(Bob Woodward's Bush at WarSource)

“I think I was unprepared for war.”

(On the biggest regret of his presidency, ABC News interview, Dec. 1, 2008 — Source)

“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.”

(Greece, N.Y., May 24, 2005 — Source)

“I trust God speaks through me. Without that, I couldn't do my job.”

(To a group of Amish he met with privately, July 9, 2004 — Source)

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