12 quotes that show why Barbara Bush was such a beloved first lady

Former first lady Barbara Bushdied on Tuesday at the age of 92 after battling Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and congestive heart failure. She had been hospitalized several times over the last year.

During her lifetime, Bush was famous for speaking her mind on a variety of topics and issues. Take a look here at some of the former first lady’s 12 best quotes during her lifetime.


Barbara Bush on regret:

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Source: Time Magazine


Barbara Bush on what matters:

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Source: Associated Press


Barbara Bush on George H.W. Bush:

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Source: Smith Alumnae Quarterly


Barbara Bush on God:

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Source: Associated Press


Barbara Bush on giving:

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Source: Time Magazine


Barbara Bush on the president and faith:

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Source: Time Magazine


Barbara Bush on perceiving humans as potentials:

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Source: George H.W. Bush Presidential Library


Barbara Bush on Bushes running for office:

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Source: Time Magazine


Barbara Bush on treating other people:

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Source: Time Magazine


Barbara Bush on talking to reporters:

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Source: Indy100


Barbara Bush on luck:

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Source: Indy100


Barbara Bush on education:

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Source: Indy100

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