He told us to read his lips and he envisioned a thousand points of light.
He hated broccoli and had fun at his own expense.
George Herbert Walker Bush, the 41st president of the United States, left a legacy of colorful quotes that his followers loved and his critics pounced upon.
Former Texas Gov. Ann Richards once said that Bush was born with “a silver foot in his mouth.” Nevertheless, Bush’s words have been etched in the American psyche.
His most famous phrase was a simple, six-word phrase: "Read my lips: No new taxes."
Bush said that during his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention on Aug. 18, 1988.
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