I like the job. That's what I'll miss the most... I'm not sure anybody ever liked this as much as I've liked it
Presidents do make mistakes, but the immortal Dante tells us that divine justice weighs the sins of the cold-blooded and the sins of the warm-hearted in different scales
People in the media say they must look at the president with a microscope. Now, I don't mind a microscope, but boy, when they use a proctoscope, that's going too far.
Politics, where fat, bald, disagreeable men, unable to be candidates themselves, teach a president how to act on a public stage.
A president's hardest task is not to do what is right but to know what is right
Certainly in the next 50 years we shall see a woman president, perhaps sooner than you think. A woman can and should be able to do any political job that a man can do.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Bush said today he is being stalked. He said wherever he goes, people are following him. Finally, someone told him, 'Psst. That's the Secret Service.'
President Bush left for Canada today to attend a trade summit. Reportedly, the trade summit got off to an awkward start when the president pulled out his baseball cards.
President Bush is taking the entire month of August off. Bush said today he thinks it is important for a president to spend time away from Washington. Or at least that's what Dick Cheney told him.
The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think.
Anybody who wants the presidency so much that he'll spend two years organizing and campaigning for it is not to be trusted with the office.
I am not the Catholic candidate for President. I am the Democratic Party's candidate for President, who happens also to be a Catholic.
I have come to the conclusion that the major part of the work of a President is to increase the gate receipts of expositions and fairs and bring tourists to town.
The presidency is a huge echo chamber magnifying every little thing he does.
In a rational society we would want our presidents to be teachers. In our actual society we insist they be cheerleaders.
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
If you see the President, tell him from me that whatever happens there will be no turning back.
My father was not a failure. After all, he was the father of a president of the United States.
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over.
A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.
Walk around. If you are invisible, the mystique of the President's office may perpetuate inaccurate impressions about you or the President, to his detriment. After all, you may not be as bad as they're saying.
Don't automatically obey Presidential directives if you disagree or if you suspect he hasn't considered key aspects of the issue.
To be a great president, you have to have a war. All the great presidents have had their wars.
One of the little-celebrated powers of Presidents (and other high government officials) is to listen to their critics with just enough sympathy to ensure their silence.