George H. W. Bush

Quotes by This Author

“I didn't have to get permission from some old goat in Congress to kick Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait” (George H. W. Bush, showing his disdain for the Constitution and referring to the UN's ‘authority’ to declare war Texas Republican State Convention, 1992.)

“Let me give you this final message. If we use the military, we can make the United Nations a really meaningful, effective voice for peace and stability in the future.” (George H. W. Bush, December 1990.)

“We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order, a world where the rule of law, not the rule of the jungle, governs the conduct of nations. When we are successful, and we will be, we have a real chance at this new world order, an order in which a credible United Nations can use its peacekeeping role to fulfill the promise and vision of the U.N.'s founders.” (George H. W. Bush, January 16, 1991.)

“It is the sacred principles enshrined in the United Nations charter to which the American people will henceforth pledge their allegiance.” (George H. W. Bush, addressing the General Assembly of the U.N. February 1, 1992.)

“Out of these troubled times, our fifth objective—a new world order—can emerge.” (George H. W. Bush, A Speech given to a joint session of the United States Congress, September 11, 1990.)