7 things George W. Bush said that we should remember in 2016.

The 43rd president had some wise words for the world not so long ago.

With sometimes confusing lines like, "Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?" and "I think we can agree, the past is over," the 43rd president of the United States was well known for his "Bushisms."

While his sillier quotes often stand out, George W. Bush actually said some pretty thoughtful, poignant things during his time as president (though, to be sure, his policy positions didn't always align with the ideals he expressed).

Even so, looking back on some of his more profound words can come as a breath of fresh air in our modern political landscape.

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