- Quote from when he was President of the United States of America:
"I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon."
— On the site of the September 11, 2001 attacks
"One of the great things about books is sometimes there are some fantastic pictures."
— Interview with U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 3, 2000
"They misunderestimated me."
— Speech in Bentonville, Arkansas; November 6, 2000
"I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace."
— Speech at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; June 18, 2002.
"Theres an old saying in Tennessee I know its in Texas, probably in Tennessee that says, fool me once, shame on shame on you. Fool me you cant get fooled again."
— Speech in Nashville, Tennessee; September 17, 2002
"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."
— Speech in Washington, D.C.; August 5, 2004
"I've heard that there's rumors on the, uh, internets, that we are gonna have a draft."
— During the second presidential debate; October 8, 2004
"You work three jobs? ...Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that."
— Speech in Omaha, Nebraska; Feb. 4, 2005
"I'll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office."
— An interview with the Jerusalem Post, Washington, D.C.; May 12, 2008