Jeb Bush Best Quotes

John Ellis “Jeb” Bush is an American politician. He served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Enjoy Jeb Bush’s best quotes below.

Jeb Bush
“Life teaches you that you need to make decisions in the right time – not too early, not too late.”
“Florida is a place of unparalleled diversity of backgrounds, experiences and vision. It makes our culture unique, but it can also make it difficult to define a common identity and create a sense of community that reaches beyond our neighborhoods to all corners of our state.”
“Our children can achieve great things when we set high expectations for them.”
“Public education must be viewed from the lens of providing each child with the learning environment that best meets his or her needs. If we can send a low-income child to a parochial school, knowing that his odds of attending college will increase as a result, then that should be our mission.”
“There’s a fine line between stubbornness and the positive side of that, which is dogged determination.”
“It’s been painful to see the people that you love be attacked when you know it’s not fair or true.”
“When businesses go through hard times, through down markets, what do they do is they challenge every basic assumption of how they operate. They innovate. They create disruption for a while that leads them to even greater heights when the economy turns around.”
“Second-generation Hispanics marry non-Hispanics at a higher rate than second-generation Irish or Italians. Second-generation Hispanics’ English language capability rates are higher than previous immigrant groups’.”
“I don’t think a party can aspire to be the majority party if it’s the old white guy party.”
“Great countries need to secure their border for national security purposes, for economic purposes and for rule of law purposes.”
“You have to maintain your principles but have a broader appeal.”
“There’s a whole lot of America that looks at each other and says, ‘Well, there’s 340 million people living in America. Isn’t there somebody other than a Bush or a Clinton who can be president in these modern times?’”
“I would say national security is work in progress.”
“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?”
“As governor, I saw the link between economic prosperity and the ability to acquire knowledge.”
“I think Republicans really need to be disciplined, to stay focused on sustained economic growth.”
“I’ve never heard anybody in my family say anything but good things about Rick Perry.”
“We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.”
“Well, I think lower taxes and less regulation would actually promote growth.”
“Everything’s viewed with a political lens in Washington, and that’s just the nature of the beast, and it is what it is.”
“I don’t know if I’m a national education figure.”
“Leaders lead. They don’t divide; they don’t create a climate that is poisonous.”
“Low standards are a tactic that takes pressure off teachers’ unions by accepting mediocrity and failure for kids.”
“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.”
“I reject the notion that a high turnout helps Senator Kerry. I think in Florida at least, it’s going to help President Bush because we have gotten more registered voters than the Democrats, and our base is just fired up – thanks to your help and a lot of others.”

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