Quotes by Jeb Bush

“Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?”

“It's a complex relationship when your dad happened to be president and you are president and then you have all the amateur psychology that goes on when people try to speculate about motivations.”

“My guess is my brother would call his mom and his dad pretty regularly, a lot more than I probably did.”

“I was blessed to have a mother and father that recognized the value of education.”

“I don't know if I'm a national education figure.”

“We are stronger because we recognize that government isn't the sole answer to the most important questions, and we welcome community and faith based organizations as partners to serve the needs of Florida families.”

“People with deep faith and big hearts are concerned, as I am about the circumstance that Ms. Schiavo is in. I want them to know I will do what I can, but there are limits to what any particular person - irrespective of the title they currently hold - can do.”

“But without a caring society, without each citizen voluntarily accepting the weight of responsibility, government is destined to grow even larger, taking more of your money, burrowing deeper into your lives.”

“As governor, I saw the link between economic prosperity and the ability to acquire knowledge.”

“I'm happy to be helping people that are passionate about empowering parents for student learning.”

“Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.”

“We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.”

“I don't wake up each morning saying, 'Oh, wow, it's me. I think I'm the cat's meow. I'm the best.'”

“I don't miss politics.”

“There's a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.”

“Right now people seem to be very tentative about the positive benefits of capitalism.”

“If more people were actively engaged in advocating their positions I think we'd have a better society.”

“I really think that elected officials should be focused on how you create sustained economic growth, how do you create jobs and all of these issues that made people - segments of our society believe are really important are diversions politically.”

“Teachers make a difference, and we would serve our students better by focusing on attracting and retaining the quality teachers by raising teacher pay.”

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