Tributes pour in for ex-U.S. president George H.W. Bush

BUSH 41. In this file photo taken on September 25, 2008, former President George H.W. Bush waves as he arrives at the White House to participate in US President George W. Bush's signing of S. 3406, the ADA (Americans With Disabilities) Amendments Act of 2008, at the White House in Washington, DC. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

BUSH 41. In this file photo taken on September 25, 2008, former President George H.W. Bush waves as he arrives at the White House to participate in US President George W. Bush's signing of S. 3406, the ADA (Americans With Disabilities) Amendments Act of 2008, at the White House in Washington, DC.

Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – Tributes have poured for former US president George H.W. Bush following his death on Friday, November 30, at the age of 94.

Here are excerpts of messages from the worlds of politics, business and Hollywood. (READ: George H.W. Bush: Head of political dynasty, war hero)

'Best dad'

'Faith, family and country'

An unlikely friendship

'True partner'

'Noble, joyous calling'

'Purposeful' life

'Example to us all'

'Lifelong friend'

'We will never forget'

Strong backer of US-Europe alliance

'One last flight'

Lone Star State hero

'Great American'

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