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The Best Ronald Reagan Quotes  

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A list of the best Ronald Reagan quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Ronald Reagan quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Ronald Reagan quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Ronald Reagan should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Ronald Reagan quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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Honey, I forgot to duck. Ronald Reagan
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Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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If we love our country, we should also love our countrymen. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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Let us make it unconstitutional for the Federal Government to spend more than the federal government takes in. Ronald Reagan
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Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15. Ronald Reagan
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No matter what time it is, wake me, even if it's in the middle of a Cabinet meeting. Ronald Reagan
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Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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We can not play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent. Ronald Reagan
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Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? Ronald Reagan
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Let us ask ourselves; What kind of people do we think we are? Ronald Reagan
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Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them. Ronald Reagan
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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. Ronald Reagan
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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! Ronald Reagan
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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 out Ronald Reagan
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Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. Ronald Reagan
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In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem. Ronald Reagan