"We're still being challenged in Iraq and the reason why is
a free Iraq will be a major defeat in the cause of freedom."
--George W. Bush, Charlotte, North Carolina, April 5, 2004
"I always jest to people, the Oval Office is the kind of
place where people stand outside, they're getting ready to
come in and tell me what for, and they walk in and get
overwhelmed by the atmosphere. And they say 'man, you're
--George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., November 4, 2004
"There are a couple of cows waiting for me. You know, when
I first got back from Washington, it seemed like the cows
were talking back. But now that I've spent some time in
Crawford, they're just cows."
--George W. Bush, Town Hall Forum on Economy, Ontario,
California, January 5, 2002
"I hope you leave here and walk out and say, 'What did he
--George W. Bush, Beaverton, Oregon, August 13, 2004