Ronald Reagan Quotes

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The current tax code is a daily mugging.
— Ronald Reagan

taxes

A people free to choose will always choose peace.
— Ronald Reagan

peace

If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.
— Ronald Reagan
I now begin the journey that will lead me into the sunset of my life.

Alzheimer's

I've noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.
— Ronald Reagan

abortion

Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer.
— Ronald Reagan

courage

A government bureau is the nearest thing to eternal life we'll ever see on this earth.

bureaucracy

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

government

Dammit, the law is the law and the law says they cannot strike. If they strike, they have quit their jobs.
— Ronald Reagan

organized labor

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

intelligence

It will take some time to accomplish the things I have described.  Government is an ocean liner, not a speedboat.

government

Politics is just like show business, you have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close.

politics

We were poor when I was young, but the difference then was the government didn't come around telling you you were poor.
— Ronald Reagan

poverty

You on the cutting edge of technology have already made yesterday's impossibilities the commonplace realities of today.
— Ronald Reagan

technology

The Government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a healthy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.

government

Politics I supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
— Ronald Reagan

politics

Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
— Ronald Reagan

politics

Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession.  I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
— Ronald Reagan

politics

We should beware of the demagogues who are willing to declare a trade war against our friends, weakening our economy, our national security, and the entire free world, all while cynically waving the American flag.
— Ronald Reagan

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We should take a moment to recognize that one of the key factors behind our nation's great prosperity is the open trade policy that allows the American people to freely exchange goods and services with free people around the world.
— Ronald Reagan

free trade

We too often talk about trade while using the vocabulary of war. In war, for one side to win, the other must lose. But commerce is not warfare. Trade is an economic alliance that benefits both countries. There are no losers, only winners.
— Ronald Reagan

free trade

The freedom to trade is not a new issue for America. In 1776 our Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, charging the British with a number of offenses, among them, and I quote, 'cutting off our trade with all parts of the world,' end quote.
— Ronald Reagan

free trade

Over the past 200 years, not only has the argument against tariffs and trade barriers won nearly universal agreement among economists but it has also proven itself in the real world, where we have seen free-trading nations prosper while protectionist countries fall behind.
— Ronald Reagan

free trade

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

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