|Born||February 6, 1911|
|Died||June 5, 2004|
The repository contains 19 quotes from President Ronald Reagan.
History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
Terrorism is the preferred weapon of weak and evil men.
Life at the top is frequently a lonely business.
Accepting a government grant with its accompanying rules is like marrying a girl and finding out her entire family is moving in with you before the honeymoon.
When those who are governed do too little, those who govern can, and will, do too much.
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.
I do not believe in a fate that will fall on us no matter what we do. I do believe in a fate that will fall on us if we do nothing.
One definition of an economist is somebody who sees something happen in practice and wonders if it will work in theory.
I’ve always believed that a lot of the troubles in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other.
If a bureaucrat had been writing the Ten Commandments, a simple rock slab would not have had nearly enough room. Those simple rules would have read, “Thou Shalt Not, unless you feel strongly to the contrary, or for the following stated exceptions (See Paragraphs 1-10, Subsection A).”
The kind of government that is strong enough to give you everything you need is also strong enough to take away everything that you have.
Government is not the solution to our problems. Government is the problem.
If government subsidized beaches, we would have a shortage of sand.
Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
Government is like a baby: an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
I’ve already lived about twenty years longer than my life expectancy at the time I was born. That’s a source of annoyance to a great many people.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards; if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
When I go in for a physical, they no longer ask how old I am. They just carbon-date me.
My eighty-percent friend is not my twenty-percent enemy.