Tuesday, February 10, 2009

More Quotes from Ronaldus Maximus

A few months back I posted some quotes from my favorite President and this morning I ran across more.

Regan’s quotes always make me smile and recall the good old days of his administration when America was strong and far less dependent.

  • 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
  • All great change in America begins at the dinner table. Ronald Reagan
  • Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement. Ronald Reagan
  • Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. Ronald Reagan
  • Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man. Ronald Reagan
  • Don't be afraid to see what you see. Ronald Reagan
  • Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same. Ronald Reagan
  • History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap. Ronald Reagan
  • 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. 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 have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. Ronald Reagan
  • I know in my heart that man is good. That what is right will always eventually triumph. And there's purpose and worth to each and every life. Ronald Reagan
  • I never drink coffee at lunch. I find it keeps me awake for the afternoon. Ronald Reagan
  • 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'. Ronald Reagan
  • Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man. Ronald Reagan
  • Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders. Ronald Reagan
  • 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
  • It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available. Ronald Reagan
  • Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. Ronald Reagan
  • Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15. Ronald Reagan
  • Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem. Ronald Reagan
  • Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'. Ronald Reagan
  • Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out. Ronald Reagan
  • The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away. Ronald Reagan
  • To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy. Ronald Reagan

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