April 2013 - Past Presidents and the current President at the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. L-R: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and President Barack Obama.
Bush Library Speech....“In democracy, the purpose of public office is not to fulfill personal ambition. Elected officials must serve a cause greater than themselves. The political winds blow left and right, polls rise and fall, supporters come and go. But in the end, leaders are defined by the convictions they hold. “As president, I tried to act on these principles every day. It wasn’t always easy and it certainly wasn’t always popular. ~ W