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Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them. — Ronald Reagan

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

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. — Ronald Reagan

Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. — Ronald Reagan

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

Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. — Ronald Reagan

Double, no triple, our troubles and we’d still be better off than any other people on earth. It is time that we recognized that ours was, in truth, a noble cause. — Ronald Reagan

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. — Ronald Reagan

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

I couldn’t help but say to Mr. Gorbachev just think how easy his task and mine might be in these meetings that we held if suddenly there was a threat to this world from another planet. We’d find out once and for all that we really are all human beings here on this earth together. — Ronald Reagan

They say hard work never hurt anybody, but, I figure, why take the chance? — Ronald Reagan

History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. — Ronald Reagan

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

Thomas Jefferson once said, ‘We should never judge a president by his age, only by his works.’ And ever since he told me that, I stopped worrying. — Ronald Reagan

Abortion is advocated only by persons who have themselves been born. — Ronald Reagan

The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’ — Ronald Reagan

You can tell a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating jellybeans. — Ronald Reagan

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice; In practice, there is. — Chuck Reid

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. — Carl Reiner

The best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can’t ask his patients what is the matter – he’s got to just know. — Will Rogers

The only time people dislike gossip is when you gossip about them. — Will Rogers

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. — Will Rogers

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. — Will Rogers

Heroing is one of the shortest-lived professions there is. — Will Rogers

On account of being a democracy and run by the people, we are the only nation in the world that has to keep a government four years, no matter what it does. — Will Rogers

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip. — Will Rogers

I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts. — Will Rogers

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else. — Will Rogers

We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. — Will Rogers

Nothing you can’t spell will ever work. — Will Rogers

An ignorant person is one who doesn’t know what you have just found out. — Will Rogers

I’m not a real movie star. I’ve still got the same wife I started out with twenty-eight years ago. — Will Rogers

Liberty is the air that we Americans breathe. — Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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