Ronald Reagan Quotes (65 quotations)

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1. Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. - Ronald Reagan

2. Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have. - Ronald Reagan

3. All great change in America begins at the dinner table. - Ronald Reagan

4. All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. - Ronald Reagan

5. America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land. - Ronald Reagan

6. America represents something universal in the human spirit. I received a letter not long ago from a man who said, 'You can go to Japan to live, but you cannot become Japanese. You can go to France to live and not become a Frenchman. You can go to live in Germany or Turkey, and you won't become a German or a Turk.' But then he added, 'Anybody from any corner of the world can come to America to live and become an American.' - Ronald Reagan

7. Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. - Ronald Reagan

8. Coersion, after all, merely captures man. Freedom captivates him. - Ronald Reagan

9. Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. - Ronald Reagan

10. Don't be afraid to see what you see. - Ronald Reagan

11. Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States. - Ronald Reagan

12. Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid. - Ronald Reagan

13. Facts are stubborn things. - Ronald Reagan

14. Facts are stupid things. - Ronald Reagan

15. 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. - Ronald Reagan

16. Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit. - Ronald Reagan

17. Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other. - Ronald Reagan

18. 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, subsidise it - Ronald Reagan

19. History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. - Ronald Reagan

20. 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. - Ronald Reagan

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

22. I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace: to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete. - Ronald Reagan

23. I couldn't help but say to [Mr. Gorbachev], just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from another planet. [We'd] find out once and for all that we really are all human beings here on this earth together. - Ronald Reagan

24. I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. - Ronald Reagan

25. I favor the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and it must be enforced at gunpoint if necessary. - Ronald Reagan

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