"They misunderestimated me,"More here, from Raw Story.
-- Bentonville, Arkansas, November 6, 2000
"There's an old saying in Tennessee -- I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee -- that says, fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me -- you can't get fooled again,"
-- Nashville, Tennessee, September 17, 2002
"I want to thank my friend, Senator Bill Frist, for joining us today ... He married a Texas girl, I want you to know. Karyn is with us. A West Texas girl, just like me,"
-- Nashville, Tennessee, May 27, 2004
"I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office,"
-- to Israeli journalists in Washington in an interview published May 12, 2008.
"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we,"
-- Washington, August 5, 2004
"For a century and a half now, America and Japan have formed one of the great and enduring alliances of modern times,"
-- Tokyo, February 18, 2002
"Thank you, Your Holiness. Awesome speech,"
-- Washington April 16, 2008 to Pope Benedict XVI.
"I remember meeting a mother of a child who was abducted by the North Koreans right here in the Oval Office,"
-- Washington, June 26, 2008
"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully,"
-- Saginaw, Michigan, September 29, 2000
"Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across the country,"
-- Poplar Bluff, Missouri, September 6, 2004
"Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?"
-- Florence, South Carolina, January 11, 2000
"You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test,"
-- Townsend, Tennessee, February 21, 2001
Friday, January 16, 2009
Just in time for his long awaited departure from Washington DC, here's a list of utterances from W that reminds us why this coming Tuesday, when Barack Obama takes up residence in the White House, is a good day for America and the world: