Ronald Reagan quotes

 quotes - Don't be afraid to see what you see. Share

“Don't be afraid to see what you see.”

— Ronald Reagan

 quotes - Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives. Share

“Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.”

— Ronald Reagan

 quotes - Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. Share

“Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.”

— Ronald Reagan

 quotes - Trust, but verify. Share

“Trust, but verify.”

— Ronald Reagan

“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.”

— Ronald Reagan

“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.”

— Ronald Reagan

“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.”

— Ronald Reagan

“We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

— Ronald Reagan

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

— Ronald Reagan

“I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.”

— Ronald Reagan

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

— Ronald Reagan

“Man is not free unless government is limited.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.”

— Ronald Reagan

“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!”

— 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.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem.”

— Ronald Reagan

“There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right.”

— Ronald Reagan

“All great change in America begins at the dinner table.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.”

— Ronald Reagan

“The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much.”

— Ronald Reagan

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

— Ronald Reagan

“It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.”

— Ronald Reagan

“The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Entrepreneurs and their small enterprises are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States.”

— Ronald Reagan

“Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.”

— Ronald Reagan

“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

“I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.”

— Ronald Reagan

“The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so.”

— Ronald Reagan

“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