Ronald Reagan Quotes

200 Ronald Reagan quotes:

"How can a president not be an actor?"
"To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy."
"We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent."
"Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty."
"The thought of being President frightens me and I do not think I want the job."
"We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule."
"What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice."
"No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting."
"If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen."
"Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives."
"It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts."
"Status quo, you know, that is Latin for "the mess we're in."
"Violence has been Nicaragua's most important export to the world."
"You know, if I listened to Michael Dukakis long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed."
"Don't be afraid to see what you see."
"My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose - somehow we win out."
"Well, I learned a lot... I went down to Latin America to find out from them and (learn) their views. You'd be surprised. They're all individual countries."
"I will leave with the greatest love for this country of ours and eternal optimism for its future."
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"In the present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem"
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"Why should we subsidize intellectual curiosity?"
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