Ronald Reagan Quotes

The best minds in government? If any were, business would hire them away

Ronald Reagan

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it

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I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself

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History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

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They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong.

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It's silly talking about how many years we will have to spend in the jungles of Vietnam when we could pave the whole country and put parking stripes on it and still be home for Christmas.

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I would have voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Ronald Reagan

Nations crumble from within when the citizenry asks of government those things which the citizenry might better provide for itself. ... [I] hope we have once again reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts

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Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.

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We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added

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Welfare's purpose should be to eliminate, as far as possible, the need for its own existence.

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Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.

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There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.

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We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.

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My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing will begin in five minutes. - During radio microphone test.

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