List Photo: Missouri State Archives quotations Reaganisms: Ronald Reagan Gaffes & Funny Quotes f p @ eogershok 7.2k views 9 items Follow Embed 1 Trees cause more pollution than automobiles. The Best Ronald Reagan Quotes The Worst U.S. Presidents 2 All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk. 3 It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? Ronald Reagan 4 I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself. 5 "Facts are stupid things." at the 1988 Republican National Convention 6 We are trying to get unemployment to go up, and I think we're going to succeed. 7 Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book. 8 What does an actor know about politics? criticizing Ed Asner for opposing American foreign policy 9 How can a president not be an actor? when asked "How could an actor become president?"