Ronald Reagan Quotes

Ronald Reagan Quotes

I have left orders to be awakened at any time during national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting.

I've heard that hard work never killed anyone, but I say why take the chance?

Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don’t interfere as long as the policy you’ve decided upon is being carried out.

Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.

Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.

If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.

There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don't care who gets the credit.

Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.

I know in my heart that man is good, that what is right will always eventually triumph, and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.

The future doesn't belong to the light-hearted. It belongs to the brave.

America is too great for small dreams.

If you're explaining, you're losing.

Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they're sinners can bring democracy the tolerance it requires to survive

I was not a great communicator, but I communicated great things.

If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises".

As government expands, liberty contracts.

How do you tell a Communist? Well, it’s someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It’s someone who understands Marx and Lenin.

I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.

A people free to choose will always choose peace.

Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity?

Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.

Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.

Freedom is not free

If there's one observation that rings true in today's changing world, it is that freedom and peace go hand in hand.

You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done.

We welcome change and openness; for we believe that freedom and security go together, that the advance of human liberty can only strengthen the cause of world peace.

I occasionally think how quickly our differences worldwide would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world.

If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil, is for good men to do nothing

Life is one grand sweet song so start the music

Recession is when your neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. And recovery is when Jimmy Carter loses his.

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