My opponent won't rule out raising taxes. But I will. And The Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no. And they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again, and I'll say, to them, "Read my lips: no new taxes."Introduction to (and explanation of) this quote series can be found here. Read this tag to see all of them.
—George H. W. Bush, Nomination Acceptance Speech (1988)