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Let us make it unconstitutional for the Federal Government to spend more than the federal government takes in.
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We must take further steps to permanently control government's power to tax and spend. We must act now to protect future generations from government's desire to spend its citizens' money and tax them into servitude when the bills come due.
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Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere.Management More
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Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born.Morality More
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If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen.Love More
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But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.President More
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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.Responsibility More
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Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.
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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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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!Bureaucracy More
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Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.War More
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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.Economy and Economics More
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Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
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Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.Freedom More
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Honey, I forgot to duck.Assassination More
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No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting.Sleep More
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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. It is a weapon that we as Americans do have. Let that be understood by those who practice terrorism and prey upon their neighbours.Will and Will Power More
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It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance?Hard work More
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It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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Let us ask ourselves; What kind of people do we think we are?Humankind More
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We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent.World More
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new! We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor. Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.Military More
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My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose -- somehow we win outGoal More
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The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them away.Business More
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Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
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Let us not forget who we are. Drug abuse is a repudiation of everything America is.Drug More
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You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jelly beans.Character More
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Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.Recession More
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I will stand on, and continue to use, the figures I have used, because I believe they are correct. Now, I'm not going to deny that you don't now and then slip up on something; no one bats a thousand.Statistics More
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We might come closer to balancing the Budget if all of us lived closer to the Commandments and the Golden Rule.Economy and Economics More
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If you've seen one redwood, you've seen them all.Experience More
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While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future.Past More
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We have so many people who can't see a fat man standing beside a thin one without coming to the conclusion that the fat man got that way by taking advantage of the thin one!Injustice More
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Today, if you invent a better mousetrap, the government comes along with a better mouse.
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In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.
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What we have found in this country, and maybe we're more aware of it now, is one problem that we've had, even in the best of times, and that is the people who are sleeping on the grates, the homeless, you might say, by choice.Poverty and The Poor More
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To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last -- but eat you he will.Inaction More
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Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders.Unemployment More
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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.Aid and Assistance More
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It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available.United States of America More
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Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.Inflation More
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Status quo, you know, that is Latin for the mess we're in.Status quo More
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Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.Information More
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Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
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Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
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The taxpayer; that's someone who works for the federal government, but doesn't have to take a civil service examination.Taxes and Taxation More
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I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.Games More
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Approximately 80 % of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.Pollution More
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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.
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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.Arms race More
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