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Ronald Reagan

1911-2004 ,  American President [1981-1989]
Ronald Reagan40th president of the United States (1981–89), noted for his conservative Republicanism, his fervent anticommunism, and his appealing personal style
The only movie actor ever to become president, he had a remarkable skill as an orator that earned him the title “the Great Communicator.” His policies have been credited with contributing to the demise of Soviet communism.

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Quotations

All the waste in a year from a nuclear power plant can be stored under a desk.


As government expands, liberty contracts.


Don't be afraid to see what you see.


Facts are stupid things — stubborn things, I should say.


Government always finds a need for whatever money it gets.


Government does not solve problems. It subsidizes them.


Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.


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


History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.


How can a president not be an actor?


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.


I am not worried about the deficit. It is big enough to take care of itself.


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'.


If more government is the answer, then it was a really stupid question.


If politics were a musical, it would be “Promises, Promises”.


Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!


Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.


The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.


The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.


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


Trust, But Verify.


Unemployment insurance is a prepaid vacation for freeloaders.


We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much.


We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.


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.


You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans.


Funny Quotes

I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of a national emergency —even if I’m in a Cabinet meeting.


A hippie is someone who looks like Tarzan, walks like Jane and smells like Cheetah.


Government is like a baby: an alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.


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


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


Socialism only works in two places: Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they already have it.


There are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.


Stupid Quotes

We may be the generation that sees Armageddon.


A tree's a tree. How many more do you need to look at?












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