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Ronald Reagan Quotes

(1911), Fortieth President of the USA, Actor

We are for aiding our allies by sharing some of our material blessings with those nations which share in our fundamental beliefs, but we are against doling out money government to government, creating bureaucracy, if not socialism, all over the world. We set out to help 19 countries. We are helping 107 We spent $146 billion. With that money, we bought a 2-million-dollar yacht for Haile Selassie. We bought dress suits for Greek undertakers, extra wives for Kenya government officials. We bought a thousand TV sets for a place where they have no electricity.

Category: Aid And Assistance

Double, no triple, our troubles and we'd still be better off than any other people on earth. It is time that we recognized that ours was, in truth, a noble cause.

Category: America

It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.

Category: America

So in your discussions of the nuclear freeze proposals, I urge you to beware the temptation of pride -- the temptation blithely to declare yourselves above it all and label both sides equally at fault, to ignore the facts of history and the aggressive impulses of an evil empire, to simply call the arms race a giant misunderstanding and thereby remove yourself from the struggle between right and wrong, good and evil.

Category: Arms Race

Honey, I forgot to duck.

Category: Assassination

No government ever voluntarily reduces itself in size. Government programs, once launched, never disappear. Actually, a government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth!

Category: Bureaucracy

The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.

Category: Business

You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.

Category: Character

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.

Category: Defense

Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.

Category: Drugs

The 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.

Category: Economy And Economics

We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.

Category: Economy And Economics

If the federal government had been around when the Creator was putting His hand to this state, Indiana wouldn't be here. It'd still be waiting for an environmental impact statement.

Category: Environmentalism

If you've seen one redwood, you've seen them all.

Category: Experience

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.

Category: Freedom