|The most comprehensive online collection of George W. Bush funny pictures, jokes, quotes and other funnies!|
• Jay Leno
Quotes / Bushisms
• 2000 / 2001
• 2002 / 2003
• 2004 / 2007
Add GWJokes.Com to:
George W. Bush Jokes > Quotes 2001A look at some of the President's more interesting and sometimes hilarious quotes in 2001:
"I mean, these good folks are revolutionizing how businesses conduct their business. And, like them, I am very optimistic about our position in the world and about its influence on the United States. We're concerned about the short-term economic news, but long-term I'm optimistic. And so, I hope investors, you know-secondly, I hope investors hold investments for periods of time-that I've always found the best investments are those that you salt away based on economics."
- Austin, Texas, January 4, 2001
"I would have to ask the questioner. I haven't had a chance to ask the questioners the question they've been questioning. On the other hand, I firmly believe she'll be a fine secretary of labor. And I've got confidence in Linda Chavez. She is a-she'll bring an interesting perspective to the Labor Department."
- Austin, Texas, January 8, 2001
"I want it to be said that the Bush administration was a results-oriented administration, because I believe the results of focusing our attention and energy on teaching children to read and having an education system that's responsive to the child and to the parents, as opposed to mired in a system that refuses to change, will make America what we want it to be-a literate country and a hopefuller country."
- Washington, D.C., January 11, 2001
"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."
"The California crunch really is the result of not enough power-generating
plants and then not enough power to power the power of generating plants."
- NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw, January 14, 2001
"Then I went for a run with the other dog and just walked. And I started thinking about a lot of things. I was able to-I can't remember what it was. Oh, the inaugural speech, started thinking through that."
- Pre-inaugural interview with U.S. News & World Report, January 22, 2001 issue
"My pro-life position is I believe there's life. It's not necessarily based in religion. I think there's a life there, therefore the notion of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness."
- Quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle, January 23, 2001
"I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well."
- Washington, D.C., January 29, 2001
"I do remain confident in Linda. She'll make a fine labor secretary.
From what I've read in the press accounts, she's perfectly qualified."
"I've coined new words, like, misunderstanding and Hispanically."
"There's no question that the minute I got elected, the storm clouds
on the horizon were getting nearly directly overhead."